It usually feeds on plants in the genus Prunus. Flight time is between April and July, size is 56–68 millimetres (2.2–2.7 in), and is normally found an altitudes of 500–2,000 metres (1,600–6,600 ft). Caterpillars live communally on uncut branches of the foodplant at first, before dispersing in the later developmental stages to other parts of the tree.
Butterfly in Tuscany
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