It is believed that female AGMs are active flyers and are attracted to bright lights, meaning that their eggs may be found in the vicinity of exterior lights (Ross, 2005). On the other hand, male AGMs are grayish brown and smaller than the female AGMs. Female AGMs are whitish in color with noticeable black marks on the wings. AGM eggs are velvety in texture. Their colors range from light tan to dark brown. Ross (2005) also noted that these eggs are harder and more resistant to changes in temperature and moisture. It is believed that they are deposited in sheltered areas: for instance, in crevices, behind walls and doors, and underneath framings. The larvae usually hatch in early spring, which is argued to be the high-risk period in countries they have invaded. The major period for egg hatching is in the morning. The larvae climb rapidly to a high point and widely disperse on silken strands by the wind until they find suitable host trees to feed on (Ross, 2005).