Manduca boliviana Updated as per personal communication with Ezequiel Osvaldo Núñez Bustos: (Shilap revta. lepid. 43 (172) diciembre, 2015, 615-631 eISSN 2340-4078 ISSN 0300-5267); January 3, 2016

Manduca boliviana
(B. P. Clark, 1923) Protoparce

Manduca boliviana, Bolivia, courtesy of All Leps Barcode of Life.

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TAXONOMY:

Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, [1802]
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Manduca Hubner, [1807] ...........
Species: boliviana (B. P. Clark, 1923)

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DISTRIBUTION:

Manduca boliviana flies in
Bolivia (specimen type locality): Santa Cruz: Ñuflo Chávez, Esperanza; and in
Argentina: Salta.

FLIGHT TIMES:

Manduca boliviana adults

ECLOSION:

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

Manduca boliviana, Bolivia, courtesy of All Leps Barcode of Life.

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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