Satellite Sphinx Moth
Eumorpha satellitia, the satellite sphinx, is a moth of the family Sphingidae. The family was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1771. It lives from Brazil and northern Argentina north through Central America, Mexico, and the West Indies to south Texas and southern Arizona. The wingspan is 114–134 mm. Adults are on wing from April to August and then again in October. They feed on the nectar of various flowers, including Petunia hybrida, Saponaria officinalis and Lychnis alba. The larvae feed on Cissus pseudosicyoides and Cissus rhombifolia. Pupation takes place underground.