… familySphingidae. It is found from central South America, through Central America, the Caribbean, to the SE United States. Adults are on wing year round in the tropics, but in the north, there are at least two generations with adults on wing from the end of May to July.
The larvae feed on Ludwigia, Magnolia virginiana, and a variety of other species of plant. The larvae are highly variable in patterning and depth of colour. Pupation takes place in subterranean burrows.