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PSG 241 Carausius spinosus

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PSG Number 241
Species Name Carausius spinosus
Author (Describer) Brunner
Year Described 1907
Subfamily Lonchodinae
Locality West Malaysia
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 150
Male Size (mm) 85
Foodplants Bramble, Hawthorn, Oak
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Difficulty Rating*

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