Created as per Nachr. entomol. Ver. Apollo, N. F. 36 (1): 49–54 (2015):
Manduca exiguus (Gehlen, 1942): a valid species from southern and southeastern Brazil, Uruguay and northeastern Argentina
Jean Haxaire, Rodolphe Rougerie, Carlos G. C. Mielke and Ian J. Kitching; January 5, 2016
(Gehlen, 1942) Protoparce
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Manduca Hubner,  ...........
Species: exiguus (Gehlen, 1942)
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southern and southeastern Brazil: Santa Catarina, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, Parana;
Uruguay: unspecified (original type as a subspecies of lucetius), and
northeastern Argentina: Entre Rios, Misiones, Chaco, Buenos Aires.
This species is very similar to Manduca contracta and has only recently (2015) been removed from synonymity with that species.
Manduca exiguus adults fly
Pupae probably wiggle to surface from subterranean chambers just prior to eclosion.
SCENTING AND MATING:
Females call in the males with a pheromone released from a gland at the tip of the
abdomen. Adults take nectar from flowers.
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
Larva have been reported on ??
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