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890095 – 7782   Manduca florestan (Stoll, in: Cramer, [1782])

Charles Melton
Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Type locality: Surinam.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx florestan Stoll, 1782
Protoparce argentinica Daniel, 1949
Diludia brevimargo Butler, 1875
Protoparce cabnal Schaus, 1932
Protoparce maricina Schaus, [1941]
Protoparce vogli Daniel, 1949
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 35; pl. 2.4. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 40.7m; p. 244. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Manduca florestan
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Stoll, [1782]. in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen, 4(32-32): pl. 394, fig. B.
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 55; pl. 8.1.
Manduca florestan
Arlene Ripley
Manduca florestan
Margarethe Brummermann
Manduca florestan
Jane & John Balaban
Manduca florestan
95mm – Jim Vargo

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