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PSG 111 Eurycantha insularis

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PSG Number 111
Species Name Eurycantha insularis
Author (Describer) Lucas
Year Described 1869
Subfamily Lonchodinae - see Bradler et al. 2014
Locality New Guinea
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 115
Male Size (mm) 85
Foodplants Bramble, Ivy, Oak, Rhododendron
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Eurycantha coriacea
Difficulty Rating*

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