Amphonyx jamaicensis, Negril, Jamaica, courtesy of Rich Teper, via Steve Bransky.
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Amphonyx Poey, 1832 ...........
Species: jamaicensis Eitschberger, 2006
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[(Wing span: ), males smaller than females)], flies in Jamaica
The Cocytius genus was recently split because of significant genitalic differences amongst moths previously grouped
Amphonyx jamaicensis adults nectar at
flowers and probably brood continuously.
Pupae probably wiggle to surface from
subterranean chambers just prior to eclosion.
SCENTING AND MATING:
Females call in the males with a
pheromone released from a gland at the tip of the
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
Larvae probably feed on Guatteria diospyroides,
Annona purpurea, Annona reticulata, Xylopia frutescens
Custard apple (Annona glabra) and probably other members of the
Moths emerge from pupae in as few as 21 days from
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