Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Manduca andicola
There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen. Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Manduca andicola
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
It is similar to Manduca lefeburii, Manduca incisa and Manduca jasminearum in having a relatively uniform forewing upperside with a conspicuous, rather diffuse dark band running from about midway along the costa to the outer margin and incorporating the discal spot.
Adults fly as three generations in the subequatorial zone, with adults on wing from December to January, May to June and in October.
The larvae feed on plants in the Annonaceae family.
- "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. http://www.cate-sphingidae.org/taxonomy/Manduca/andicola.html. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- "Silkmoths". Silkmoths.bizland.com. 2010-06-15. http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/mandicola.htm. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
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