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PSG 79 Bacteria aetolus

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PSG Number 79
Species Name Bacteria aetolus
Author (Describer) Westwood
Year Described 1859
Subfamily Diapheromerinae
Locality Mexico
Culture Status Lost from culture
Reproduction Sexual
Female Size (mm) 170
Male Size (mm)
Foodplants Acacia, Robinia, Pyracantha
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Bostra aetolus
Difficulty Rating*

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