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PSG 310 Periphetes forcipatus

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PSG Number 310
Species Name Periphetes forcipatus
Author (Describer) Bates
Year Described 1865
Subfamily Lonchodinae
Locality Sulawezi, Bugadidi
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 85
Male Size (mm) 73
Foodplants Pyracantha, Rubus agg.
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Difficulty Rating*

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