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PSG 188 Oxyartes spinipennis

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PSG Number 188
Species Name Oxyartes spinipennis
Author (Describer) Carl
Year Described 1913
Subfamily Necrosciinae
Locality Vietnam
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 100
Male Size (mm) 85
Foodplants Bramble
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Difficulty Rating*

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