XYLOPHANES MACULATOR WOLFI
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Macroglossini, Harris, 1839
Genus: Xylophanes Hubner  ...........
Species: maculator wolfi Druce, 1882
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Xylophanes maculator wolfi moths
fly in Ecuador (specimen type locality).
Xylophanes maculator wolfi adults probably fly as continuous broods.
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
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
Larvae probably feed on
plants in the Rubiaceae family and Malvaceae families.
Moths emerge approximately one-two months after larvae pupate.
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