Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Rustic Sphinx Manduca rustica subsp. harteri

Photo: Mark Yokoyama

Classification

Manduca [genus]
rustica [species] (1)
harteri [subspecies]

Classification

Manduca [genus]
rustica [species] (1)
harteri [subspecies]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Notes on presence status Manduca rustica harteri Rotschild, 1894 has often been reported as the species Manduca rustica (Fabricius, 1775). The species has been divided into five subspecies, according to the distribution it is the subspecies M. r. harteri, which occurs in the West Indies.

    Publications

    • Debrot, A.O. & Miller, J.Y. 2004. Butterflies and moths of Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. 1-100. CARMABI Foundation, Willemstad.
    • Snellen, P.C.T. 1887. Bijdragen tot de kennis der Lepidoptera van het eiland Curaçao. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 30: 9-66.
    • Werner, F. 1925. Zur Kenntnis der Fauna der Insel Bonaire (Niederländisch-WestIndien.). Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 125: 533-556.
    • Yokoyama, M. 2010. The Incomplete Guide to the Wildlife of Saint Martin. 129 pp. sxm wildlife.
    • Yokoyama, M. 2013. The Incomplete guide to the wildlife of Saint Martin. Revised and expanded second edition. 131. sxm wildlife.