Manduca florestan

Manduca florestan Stoll 1780

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Summary

General comments

This information is based an ongoing project dedicated to the inventory and dissemination of information on lepidopteran larvae, their host plants, and their parasitoids in a Costa Rican tropical wet forest and an Ecuadorian montane cloud forest.


N=7 rearings as of 2012, 3 eclosed, 3 were parasitized and 1 died. 

Author(s): Morrison, Colin; Garcia, Humberto; Dyer, Lee; Gentry, Grant
Rights holder(s): CAPEA

Life history

Foodplant Associations

Bignoniaceae: Mussatia sp.

Fabaceae: Cassia sp. 

Costaceae: Costus malortieanus

Solonaceae: Solanum sp.

Author(s): Morrison, Colin; Garcia, Humberto; Dyer, Lee; Gentry, Grant
Rights holder(s): CAPEA

Parasitoid Associations

Tachinidae: Leptostylum sp. (N=2).

Author(s): Morrison, Colin; Garcia, Humberto; Dyer, Lee; Gentry, Grant
Rights holder(s): CAPEA

Distribution

Collected in Heredia Province, Costa Rica. 

Author(s): Garcia, Humberto
Rights holder(s): CAPEA