Updated as per AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF THE SPHINGIDAE OF BOLIVIA, October 2007
Updated as per The Known Sphingidae of Costa Rica, November 2007
Updated as per personal communication with Johan van't Bosch (Mato Grosso, Brazil, September 20), March 2008
Updated as per personal communication with Paul Smith (Mbarcayu, Canindeyu, Paraguay, Ocrtober 2008); November 2009
Updated as per personal communication with Jose Ramon Alvarez Corral (Barinas; Merida, Venezuela) May 28, 2012; ongoing
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
copyright C. Odenkirk
Nyceryx stuarti, Brasil, Poté, Minas Gerais, November 11,
courtesy of Frederik Goussey.
There are at least two broods in Peru with moths on the wing in January-February and again in June-July. the specimen from Brazil is from November.
Nyceryx stuarti, Mbarcayu, Canindeyu, Paraguay,
October, 2008, courtesy of Paul Smith.
Females are active just after midnight with males beginning night flight around 1:00 am.
Nyceryx stuarti male, Costa Rica, courtesy of Dan Janzen.
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