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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Manduca, genus Manducanoun

    moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms


  1. Manduca

    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. The genus was erected by Jacob Hübner in 1807.


  1. manduca

    Manduca is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae, commonly referred to as "sphinx moths". They are known for their large size and rapid, sustained flying ability. The most known species is the Tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta), which is often used as a model organism in scientific research due to its large size and ease of culture in the lab.


  1. Manduca

    Manduca is a moth genus of the Sphingidae family. The Carolina Sphinx is often used in biological research.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Manduca

    A genus of sphinx or hawk moths of the family Sphingidae. These insects are used in molecular biology studies during all stages of their life cycle.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Manduca is ranked #123064 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Manduca surname appeared 140 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Manduca.

    80.7% or 113 total occurrences were White.
    16.4% or 23 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manduca in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manduca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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