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PSG 2 Pseudodiacantha macklottii

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PSG Number 2
Species Name Pseudodiacantha macklottii
Author (Describer) de Haan
Year Described 1842
Subfamily Necrosciinae
Locality Java, West Java
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 70
Male Size (mm) 55
Foodplants Rhododendron
Vernacular Names Javanese Lichen Stick-Insect, Mossy Stick
Previous Names Orxines macklottii
Difficulty Rating*

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