around 7 cm, one of the smaller Copaxa
in captivity more or less continuously, with multiple flights
Pinus (including Pinus sylvestris)
Not difficult when kept outdoors, sleeved on a living pine during summer months. More difficult indoors. Keep warm (minimum room temperature), dry and clean. Rear in spacious, well ventilated plastic containers. Avoid condensation. Final instars do better in netted cages. Fast growing. Ready to pupate within 4 to 5 weeks (depending on temperature and quality of the food). Pupal stage is short (approximately 3 to 4 weeks).
keep very dry with enough air movement