Updated as per AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF THE SPHINGIDAE OF BOLIVIA, October 2007
Manduca mossi male, Peru, courtesy of Hubert Mayer copyright.
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
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Greyish lines are somewhat diffuse, not in sharp contrast with grainy grey (basal, median, terminal areas) and grey-brown (inner lining of aml and postmedian areas). The cell spot is a small, thick v-shape with the apex toward the head. The apical area is concolorous with the terminal area. The inner pm line is concave from the costa for about 40% of its length, then angles almost 90 degrees to form another concave arc for the remaining 60% of its course to the inner margin.
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