B. P. Clark, 1925
Neogene picta, Rio Colorado, Rio Negro Province, Argentina,
courtesy of Daniel Rojas Lanus
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 1802
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Neogene Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 ...........
Species: picta B. P. Clark, 1925
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(Wing span: ) flies in Paraguay and northern Argentina.
Neogene picta adults
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 nectar at a variety of flowers.
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
Larvae feed on
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