Rothschild and Jordan, 1910
Amphonyx vitrinus male, Cuba, courtesy of Tomas Melichar
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, 
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Amphonyx Poey, 1832 ...........
Species: vitrinus Rothschild and Jordan, 1910
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[(Wing span: ), males smaller than females)], flies in Cuba
The Cocytius genus was recently split because of significant genitalic differences amongst moths previously grouped
Amphonyx vitrinus adults nectar at
flowers and probably brood continuously.
Amphonyx vitrinus, Cuba, by John Vriesi
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 Guatteria diospyroides,
Annona purpurea, Annona reticulata, Xylopia frutescens
Custard apple (Annona glabra) and probably other members of the
Moths emerge from pupae in as few as 21 days from
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