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PSG 34 Tectarchus huttoni

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PSG Number 34
Species Name Tectarchus huttoni
Author (Describer) Brunner
Year Described 1907
Subfamily Pachymorphinae
Locality New Zealand
Culture Status Lost from culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 60
Male Size (mm) 42
Foodplants Manuka.
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Tectarchus diversus
Difficulty Rating*

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