Central America, from Mexico to Costa Rica
5,5 to 7,5 cm
more or less continuously when kept warm
woody Fabaceae like Robinia are preferred. Also Salix.
An easy species on Robinia. Keep in well ventilated plastic containers. Watch out for condensation when kept in plastic containers and do not give wet leaves. Fast growing and ready to pupate in approximately six weeks . A living room temperature is enough. The pupal stage is only a couple of weeks when kept warm.