Distribution: Arizona to N. Brazil; Antilles.
Type locality: Cuba.
Synonyms: Erinnyis menechus Grote 1865;
Anceryx andae Grote & Robinson 1868;
Anceryx silenus Grote & Robinson 1868;
Anceryx excelsior Boisduval 1875;
Isognathus inclitus H. Edwards 1887.
Source of record: Schreiber (1978); Cadiou (pers. comm, 1988).
Method of identification: illustrated in colour by d'Abrera (1986) p. 97.
Notes: the ssp. jamaicensis Rothschild & Jordan 1915 is allegedly endemic to Jamaica, although
d'Abrera (1986) notes that this is an immensely varaible species througout its range with
no one form being confined to a given area. The specimen illustrated here
is from Belize.
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