Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Manduca dilucida
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Manduca dilucida
Public Records: 28
Specimens with Barcodes: 36
Species With Barcodes: 1
The wingspan is 95–98 mm.
Adults have been recorded in February and from April to October in Costa Rica. There are probably three generations per year.
The larvae feed on Annona reticulata, Annona holosericea, Sapranthus palanga, Amphilophilum paniculatum, Crescentia alata, Tabebuia ochracea, Cordia alliodora and Cornutia grandifolia. There are several colour morphs and five instars. The first instar is pale green with a black horn.
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