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PSG 303 Orxines xiphias

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PSG Number 303
Species Name Orxines xiphias
Author (Describer) Westwood
Year Described 1859
Subfamily Necrosciinae
Locality Sangihe Island, north of Sulawesi
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm)
Male Size (mm)
Foodplants Bramble, Rose, Raspberry, Ferns
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Previous Names
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.

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