UNZELA PRONOE FUSCATUS
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Unzela Walker, 1856 ...........
Species: pronoe fuscatus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
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Unzela pronoe fuscatus
flies in Brazil, the specimen type locality.
Unzela pronoe fuscatus probably has
two to three broods annually, with adults taken
in May to June, August to September and from December to January.
Adults eclose from pupae formed in subterranean chambers.
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: