PACHYLIA SYCES CUBENSIS
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Pachylia Walker, 1856 ...........
Species: syces cubensis Closs, 1911
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Pachylia syces cubensis
flies in Cuba.
There are probably several flights throughout the
Larvae pupate in thin walled cocoons under leaf
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 probably feed on various fig (Ficus) species.
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