Updated as per personal communication with Joanna Rodriguez Ramirez (Mendoza; Argentina), January 21, 2015
Updated as per personal communication with Ezequiel Bustos (Shilap revta. lepid. 43 (172) diciembre, 2015, 615-631 eISSN 2340-4078 ISSN 0300-5267), January 4, 2016
Manduca jordani courtesy
of Jean Haxaire
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Manduca Hubner,  ...........
Species: jordani (Giacomelli, 1912)
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Argentina (specimen type locality): Cordoba, La Rioja, Salta, San Luis, Tucuman; Mendoza (JRR), Tucuman and
Bolivia: between Santa Cruz and Cochabamba, Comarapa (2700-2900m).
Manduca jordani adults fly just before dawn. They have been recorded on the wing in October and December in Argentina at
elevations between 700m and 1250m.
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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