Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Adhemarius dariensis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Wing Span: The wingspan is 107–111 mm for males and 124 mm for females (per Wikipedia)
Life History:
Flight: Adults are probably on the wing year-round (per Wikipedia).
Caterpillar Hosts: The larvae probably feed on Ocotea species, such as Ocotea veraguensis, Ocotea atirrensis and Ocotea dendrodaphne (per Wikipedia).
Adult Food:
Range: Known from Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama (per Wikipedia)
Management Needs:
Comments: Taxonomy now places this sp. in subfamily Smerinthinae and tribe Ambulycini (see BOLD).
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