Trogolegnum pseudambulyx composited from Vernon Brou image.
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Smerinthinae, Grote & Robinson, 1865
Tribe: Smerinthini, Grote & Robinson, 1865
Genus: Trogolegnum Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 ...........
Species: pseudambulyx (Boisduval, )
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flies in Mexico (specimen type locality).
Trogolegnum pseudambulyx courtesy of Manuel Balcazar-Lara.
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
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE: