Manduca sexta

Manduca sexta Linnaeus 1763

Common Names

Carolina Sphinx Moth (English)

Languages: English

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=1 rearing as of 2012, eclosed. 

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

Life history

Foodplant Associations

Rubiaceae: Hamelia patens 

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