Manduca contracta

Manduca contracta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Manduca
Species: M. contracta
Binomial name
Manduca contracta
(Butler, 1875)[1]
Synonyms
  • Protoparce contracta Butler, 1875
  • Sphinx panaquire Berg, 1885
  • Protoparce lucetius argentina Clark, 1926
  • Protoparce lucetius exiguus Gehlen, 1942
  • Protoparce lucetius nubila Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

Manduca contracta is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It is known from Bolivia, Argentina and is probably also present in Uruguay.[2]

The wingspan is 95-105 mm.

Adults have been recorded in February, March, April, May, July, November and December.

References

  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. http://www.cate-sphingidae.org/taxonomy/Manduca/contracta.html. Retrieved 2011-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Silkmoths". Silkmoths.bizland.com. 2009-11-16. http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/mcontracta.htm. Retrieved 2011-11-01.