Mexico (on of the more recent described species in the multifenestrata group)
In between 9 and 11 cm
in captivity 2 to 3 flights. Cocoons overwinter
Salix (especially caprea and cinerea), Persea, Liquidambar
An easy species, suitable for newcomers. Keep warm (minimum room temperature) and clean. Rear in spacious, well ventilated plastic containers. Avoid condensation. Fast growing. Ready to pupate within 4 weeks (depending on temperature and quality of the food). Pupal stage is short (approximately 3 to 4 weeks). Cocoons overwinter in a cool, unheated room (frost free). The fridge is not recommended.