Central America (from Nicaragua through Costa Rica to Panama).
in between 12 and 15 cm
In captivity more or less continuously (depending on temperature and humidity)
Ligustrum, Fraxinus, Prunus
An easy species. Rear warm (in between 25 and 30 °C during the day), dry and clean in spacious, well ventilated, plastic containers (or in a netted cage when older). Ready to pupate within 4 weeks (or less when kept very warm). The pupal stage in between 2 flights is short (3 to 4 weeks).