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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Nyceryx Boisduval,  ...........
Species: draudti Gehlen, 1926
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flies in Peru, the specimen type locality. This species has been moved in and out of synonymity with stuarti. It now stands as a valid species as of 1996.
Moths are probably on the wing in just
about every month.
Adults eclose, usually within three weeks.
SCENTING AND MATING:
Females call in the males with a
pheromone released from a gland at the tip of the abdomen.
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
Larvae feed on
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