common in a large part of North America, from Florida and Texas (USA) north to most of southern Canada
In between 6 and 8 centimeter
one or three flights annually depending on temperature. In many areas most common in June and July
Salix, Populus, Crataegus, Malus
an extremely easy species to rear, suitable for newcomers. Keep at room temperature, dry and clean in well ventilated plastic containers or in netted cages when older. They are full grown in approximately 4 weeks. Offspring of the last flight overwinters as pupae and should be stored in the fridge.