widespread throughout the warmer parts of Asia; from India through Nepal and southern China to Laos and Vietnam. Southwards, they occur throughout Thailand and Malaysia, down to Indonesia.
in between 12 and 14 cm
Liquidambar and Eucalyptus preferred, also Rhus, Crataegus and Castanea
An easy species, suitable for newcomers. Keep warm and clean, in well ventilated plastic containers (just watch out for condensation). Relatively fast growing and ready to pupate within 5 to 6 weeks. The pupal stage in between flights is short (approximately 2 to 3 weeks). The warmer the faster they develop.
does not diapause, winter rearing can be more complicated