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PSG 31 Creoxylus spinosus

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PSG Number 31
Species Name Creoxylus spinosus
Author (Describer) Fabricius
Year Described 1775
Subfamily Xerosomatinae
Locality Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, French Guiana
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Males only winged
Female Size (mm) 55
Male Size (mm) 50
Foodplants Bramble, Hawthorn, Ivy, Oak, Raspberry, Rose
Vernacular Names Trinidad Log
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating*

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