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Manduca brasiliensis

Manduca brasiliensis is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It is found in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.[2]

It is similar to Manduca scutata. The primary differences are as follows: it is smaller; the sides of the thorax and upper portion of the head and front wing are more greyish; there are smaller black spots on the underbelly; the black discal patches on the upper portion of the front wing are shorter; there is a broader black median band on the upper portion of the hind wing; and the black lines on the lower side of the hind wing are more prominent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Silkmoths". Silkmoths.bizland.com. Retrieved 2011-11-01. 


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