females to 7,5 cm, males around 5 cm
in captivity continuously (when kept at room temperature)
An easy and fast growing species that produces at least 3 flights per year when kept at room temperature. Fully grown (to around 10 cm) within 4 to 5 weeks. The pupal stage is short (around 2 weeks). Keep dry and warm in well ventilated plastic containers until they are large enough to move to a netted cage.