Daphnis nerii is a large hawk-moth found in wide areas of Africa and Asia. It is a migratory species, flying to parts of eastern and southern Europe during the summer. It is one of the most beautiful butterfly-like patterned moths on Earth.
Oleander Hawk Moth (Daphnis nerii) by Steve Covey: Rhodes, Greece. has a [nearly wing span; caterpillars feed on oleander leaves and are immune to their toxicity. Adult feed on the fragrant blossoms of jasmine, honey suckle and petunia.