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PSG 203 Tirachoidea biceps

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PSG Number 203
Species Name Tirachoidea biceps
Author (Describer) Redtenbacher
Year Described 1908
Subfamily Clitumninae
Locality East Java
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 165
Male Size (mm) 110
Foodplants Bramble, Hawthorn, Oak, Eucalyptus, Hornbeam
Vernacular Names Giant Green Stick Insect
Previous Names Pharnacia biceps
Difficulty Rating*

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