Rustic Sphinx Manduca rustica (Fabricius) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)
Butterweed flowers. Figure 3 from SS-AGR-403/AG406: Cressleaf Groundsel (Butterweed) Identification and Management in Pastures. Credit: B. Sellers, UF/IFAS.
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Byron, Morgan A., and Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman. 2016. “Rustic Sphinx Manduca Rustica (Fabricius) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Sphingidae): EENY 653/IN1134, 4/2016”. EDIS 2016 (4):4.


This EDIS publication is an alternate version of a page published first on the Featured Creatures website. The Featured Creatures collection provides in-depth profiles of insects, nematodes, arachnids and other organisms relevant to Florida. These profiles are intended for the use of interested laypersons with some knowledge of biology as well as academic audiences. This 4-page fact sheet that discusses the rustic sphinx was written by Morgan A. Byron and Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman, and published by the UF Entomology and Nematology Department, April 2016.

EENY-652/IN1134: Rustic Sphinx Manduca rustica (Fabricius) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) (
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