Manduca corumbensis

Manduca corumbensis
(B. P. Clark, 1920) Chlaenogramma

Manduca corumbensis, Brazil, courtesy of Eurides Furtado.

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TAXONOMY:

Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, [1802]
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Manduca Hubner, [1807] ...........
Species: corumbensis (B. P. Clark, 1920)

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DISTRIBUTION:

Manduca corumbensis flies in Brazil (specimen type locality) in Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul;
Bolivia: Santa Cruz: Andrés Ibáñez; and
Paraguay: Concepcion (SRD).

FLIGHT TIMES:

Manduca corumbensis adults fly November and December in Bolivia.

ECLOSION:

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 abdomen. Adults take nectar from flowers.

EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:

Larva have been reported on .

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