Manduca rustica cubana
Manduca rustica cubana Jamaica, courtesy of Matthew Barnes.
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Manduca Hubner, 1807 ...........
Species: rustica cubana Wood, 1915
Manduca rustica cubana flies in Cuba and Jamaica.
Manduca rustica cubana, Camaguey, Cuba,
June 2, 2015, courtesy of Douglas Fernandez at
Manduca rustica cubana adults fly
in February-March, and probably in other months including June.
Manduca rustica cubana, Jamaica, February 28, 2007, courtesy of Aaron.
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 probably take nectar from flowers.
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
Larvae feed on ??
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