This information is based an ongoing project dedicated to the inventory and dissemination of information on lepidopteran larvae, their host plants, and their parasitoids in a Costa Rican tropical wet forest and an Ecuadorian montane cloud forest.
N=2 rearings as of 2012, both eclosed.
Collected in Heredia Province, Costa Rica.
Boraginaceae: Cordia alliodora
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Manduca corallina
Below is a 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 and other sequences.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Manduca corallina
Public Records: 39
Specimens with Barcodes: 100
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Adults are on wing year round.
The larvae feed on Cordia alliodora. They have a very rough skin, two dorsal yellow stripes and side slashes on their green body.
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