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PSG 98 Parabacillus hesperus

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PSG Number 98
Species Name Parabacillus hesperus
Author (Describer) Hebard
Year Described 1934
Subfamily Heteronemiinae
Locality USA
Culture Status Lost from culture
Reproduction Parth.
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 75
Male Size (mm) 50
Foodplants Acacia, Robinia, Bramble
Vernacular Names Western Short-Horned Walking Stick
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating*

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