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PSG 84 Oreophoetes peruana peruana

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PSG Number 84
Species Name Oreophoetes peruana peruana
Author (Describer) Saussure
Year Described 1868
Subfamily Diapheromerinae
Locality Peru
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 60
Male Size (mm) 55
Foodplants Ferns
Vernacular Names Peruvian Fern Insect
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating*

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