Manduca duquefi
Updated as per French Guiana Sphingidae; March 8, 2011
Updated as per CATE Sphingidae (Petit Barrage, French Guiana); March 8, 2011

Manduca duquefi
Haxaire & Vaglia, 2007

Manduca duquefi male, Massif du Mitaraka Sud, French Guiana,
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, [1802]
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Manduca Hubner, [1807] ...........
Species: duquefi Haxaire & Vaglia, 2007


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Manduca duquefi (102mm) flies in
French Guiana: Massif du Mitaraka Sud; Petit Barrage.

Manduca duquefi male, Petit Barrage, French Guiana,
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Manduca duquefi adults fly in late October-early November in French Guiana, and probably in other months.


Pupae probably wiggle to surface from subterranean chambers just prior to eclosion.


Females call in the males with a pheromone released from a gland at the tip of the abdomen. Adults take nectar from flowers.


Larval hosts are unknown to me.

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