west part of the United States (Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho)
in between 4,5 and 5,5 cm
one flights, from (mid) December to early April (depending on local conditions). The pupae overwinter
Onagraceae (Clarkia, Camissonia, Oenothera, Epilobium,
fast growing. Caterpillars are ready to pupate within less then 5 weeks. Keep around 20°C during the day and cooler at night, dry, clean and in well ventilated plastic containers.