First finding in Slovenia: 1866
Pathways: intentionally introduced, secondary spontanously spreading
Possible to identify: April – September
Flight season of adults: August – September
Habitat: Lowland deciduous forests and parks. Catterpillars feed on Oak, Beech, European chestnut, European hornbeam and roses.
Statusin Slovenia: Widespread
Similar species: Tau emperor (Aglia tau), Giant peacock moth (Saturnia pyri).