Enyo gorgon, La Isla Escondida, Colombia
On our last night in La Isla Escondida, we did our second mothing session there. This session was relatively short compared to the first one, but let's see what we got.
To those that did not see this earlier, we did 5 mothing nights across 3 locations during our 2018 Colombia trip. I'm sharing each shot sequentially numbered in this list:
In addition, later I plan to also make a plate, a giant poster with many of these moths cut out from their background, but don't hold your breath for that one, I'm first sharing here :)
As for this moth, I'm thinking family Sphingidae.
''Enyo gorgon'' is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is found from Mexico to the northern part of South America.
The wingspan is 66–72 mm. There are probably two to three generations per year. Adults are on from May to June, August to September and from December to January in Costa Rica. In Bolivia, adults have been recorded from October to November. It has been recorded in August in Mato Grosso in Brazil and in February in Peru.
The larvae feed on Vitaceae species, including.. more