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PSG 205 Phaenopharos struthioneus

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PSG Number 205
Species Name Phaenopharos struthioneus
Author (Describer) Westwood
Year Described 1859
Subfamily Necrosciinae
Locality West Malaysia
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 140
Male Size (mm) 115
Foodplants Bramble, Hawthorn, Oak, Hazel
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Difficulty Rating*

* Please note the warnings and difficulty rating are intended as an indicator only. The warnings are not an exhaustive list and other potentially dangerous behaviour may be exhibited by phasmids that is not listed here. Phasmids are wild creatures and should be treated with respect and handled with caution. Adults should always supervise children when handling phasmids.