Adhemarius fulvescens
Updated as per http://biological-diversity.info/sphingidae.htm (Belize), November 2007
Updated as per Fauna Entomologica De Nicarauga, November 2007
Updated as per The Known Sphingidae of Costa Rica, November 2007
Updated as per personal communication with Jose Monzon (Guatemala); May 2009
Updated as per personal communication with Hubert Mayer (Tapanti, Cartago, Costa Rica; May 8-9); May 31, 2014

Adhemarius fulvescens
(Closs, 1911) Amblypterus gannascus f. interrupta

Adhemarius fulvescens male, Tapanti, Cartago, Costa Rica,
May 9, 1984, 1400m, courtesy of Hubert Mayer.

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TAXONOMY:

Superfamily: Sphingoidea, Dyar, 1902
Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 1802
Tribe: Smerinthini, Grote & Robinson, 1865
Genus: Adhemarius, Oiticica, 1939
Species: daphne, (Boisduval, [1875])

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DISTRIBUTION:

The Adhemarius fulvescens moth flies in
Mexico;
Guatemala JM;
Costa Rica: Guanacaste; Cartago (HM)
northcentral Nicaragua: Madriz, Nueva Segovia, Esteli, Jinotega, Matagalpa.

Adhemarius fulvescens males, Tapanti, Cartago, Costa Rica,
May 8, 1984, 1400m, courtesy of Hubert Mayer.

FLIGHT TIMES AND PREFERRED FOOD PLANTS:

Adhemarius fulvescens flies in May (HM: Cartago, Costa Rica), July-August, October-November in Nicaragua.

Adhemarius fulvescens larvae probably feed upon ??

ECLOSION, SCENTING AND MATING:

EGGS, LARVAE AND PUPAE:

Larval Food Plants


Listed below are primary food plant(s) and alternate food plants. It is hoped that this alphabetical listing followed by the common name of the foodplant will prove useful. The list is not exhaustive. Experimenting with closely related foodplants is worthwhile.

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