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Manduca rustica (Fabricius, 1775)

Имаго  Manduca rustica


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Sphinginae tribe Sphingini genus Manduca → species Manduca rustica

Species name(s)

Manduca rustica (Fabricius, 1775) = Sphinx rustica Fabricius, 1775 = Sphinx chionanthi J. E. Smith, 1797 = auriflua (Gehlen, 1930) = Macrosila rustica = Protoparce rustica.


Zoogeographical regions

Nearctic, Neotropic.

Имаго  Manduca rustica

Detailed information with references


  • Mexico, Belize, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, French Guiana
    Migrate to the United States (Texas, Louisiana) and south to Argentina. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Lippia alba, Aloysia wrightii (Verbenaceae), Ehretia anacua (Boraginaceae), Chionanthus virginicus, Jasminum species (Oleaceae), Chilopsis linearis, Bignonia species (Bignoniaceae) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Manduca rustica


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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19.03.2014 11:24, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Nearctic, Neotropic.

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