throughout Russia, from St.-Petersburg and Moscow east to the Russian Far East and even further to northern Japan. They can also be found in Mongolia, northern China and parts of North and South Korea.
in between 5 and 7 cm
usually one flight from May to August. Sometimes (especially in captivity) a second (partial) flight. Pupae overwinter
Salix and Populus
Very easy, suitable for newcomers. Keep in (spacious) well ventilated plastic containers or sleeved outdoors on a living willow. Fast growing and ready to pupate within five weeks. Keep the pupae in the fridge to overwinter.