Updated as per More, Kitching and Cocucci's Hawkmoths of Argentina 2005, October, 2007
B. P. Clark, 1923
Orecta acuminata, CATE Sphingidae
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Superfamily: Sphingoidea, Dyar, 1902
Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 1802
Tribe: Smerinthini, Grote & Robinson, 1865
Genus: Orecta, Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Species: acuminata, B. P. Clark, 1923
copyright C. Odenkirk
Orecta acuminata flies in
Argentina: Tucuman (450-550m). This
is probably a very rare species.
FLIGHT TIMES AND PREFERRED FOOD PLANTS:
Orecta acuminata adults are on the wing in January.
Orecta acuminata larval hosts are unknown.
ECLOSION, SCENTING AND MATING:
EGGS, LARVAE AND PUPAE:
Larval Food Plants
Listed below are primary food plant(s) and alternate food plants. It is hoped that this
alphabetical listing followed by the common name of the foodplant will
prove useful. The list is not exhaustive. Experimenting with closely
related foodplants is worthwhile.
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