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Manduca is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae, the hawkmoths. The genus is used as a model in the biological sciences. The tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta) and the tomato hornworm (M. quinquemaculata) in particular have been well studied.
- Kawahara, A. Y., et al. (2013). Evolution of Manduca sexta hornworms and relatives: Biogeographical analysis reveals an ancestral center of diversification in Central America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, in press.
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