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PSG 10 Pulchriphyllium pulchrifolium

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PSG Number 10
Species Name Pulchriphyllium pulchrifolium
Author (Describer) Serville
Year Described 1838
Subfamily Phylliinae
Locality Java, Sumatra & Madura
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 85
Male Size (mm) 55
Foodplants Oak, Bramble
Vernacular Names Javan Leaf Insect, Javanese Leaf Insect
Previous Names Previously synonymised with P. bioculatum
Difficulty Rating*

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