Additional Notes on Erinnyis ello L. (Lepidoptera ; Sphingidae)
Comstock, John Adams
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In the "Bulletin" for Sept.-Dec, 1938 (Vol. 37 , pp. 105-110) the author, writing in association with Commander Dammers, described the life history of Erinnyis ello L. Therein we recorded two rather distinct color forms of the larva. <br /><br />Recently we have had called to our attention, through the courtesy of Frank Sala, the fact that Floridian specimens of this species show an extreme variation in larval color and pattern which goes far beyond any examples thus far noted in the literature. <br /><br />A description of the mature larva of this color phase follows.