Nannoparce balsa Mexico, courtesy of Manuel Balcazar-Lara.
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Smerinthinae, Grote & Robinson, 1865
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Nannoparce Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 ...........
Species: balsa Schaus, 1932
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Nannoparce balsa fly in Mexico.
Nannoparce balsa 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
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
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