southeast Canada and the United States (from Newfoundland and Maine south to Pennsylvania and west to Michigan, northeastern Illinois and Wisconsin)
in between 7 and 9,5 cm.
only one flight in between May and July
best on Betulus or Alnus. Also reported on Vaccinium, wild roses, Larix and Picea glauca
Very easy, suitable for newcomers. Keep early stages in well ventilated plastic containers and move to a netted cage when older.. Fast growing and ready to pupate in less then four weeks. Keep the pupae in the fridge to overwinter.