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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Callionima Lucas, 1857 ...........
Species: ramsdeni B. P. Clark, 1920
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Callionima ramsdeni (Wing span: mm),
flies in Cuba.
Callionima ramsdeni adults probably fly
as multiple broods.
Adults eclose from pupae formed in flimsy cocoons among leaf litter.
SCENTING AND MATING:
Females call in the males with a
pheromone released from a gland at the tip of the
abdomen. Both males and females nectar at flowers.
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
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