ENYO TAEDIUM AUSTRALIS

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TAXONOMY:

Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Enyo Hubner, [1819] ...........
Species: taedium australis Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

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DISTRIBUTION:

Enyo taedium australis (Wing span: mm) flies in Brazil, the specimen type locality.

FLIGHT TIMES:

Enyo taedium australis probably has two to three broods annually.

ECLOSION:

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:

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