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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Baniwa Lichy, 1981 ...........
Species: yavitensis Lichy, 1981
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Baniwa yavitensis flies in Venezuela,
the specimen type locality, and
in Amazonas and Para in Brazil.
Baniwa yavitensis adults
probably fly in multiple broods. Specimens have been taken in July in Brazil
Adults eclose from pupae formed in
SCENTING AND MATING:
Females call in the males with a
pheromone released from a gland at the tip of the
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE: