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PSG 327 Achrioptera manga

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PSG Number 327
Species Name Achrioptera manga
Author (Describer) Glaw, Hawlitschek, Dunz, Goldberg & Bradler
Year Described 2019
Subfamily Achriopterini - see Hennemann & Conle, 2008
Locality Madagascar
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 190
Male Size (mm) 140
Foodplants Bramble, Eucalyptus
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Achrioptera fallax - misidentification
Difficulty Rating* Medium

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