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Plains Lubber

Brachystola magna


Very large and heavy-bodied, 40-60 mm in length (females at larger end of spectrum). Color varies from this typical form to blue, green, or even pink with darker markings.


Disturbed habitat of weeds in sandy soil adjacent to riparian area with arroyo (dry riverbed). Degraded shortgrass prairie describes it well.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Oct 3, 2013
Submitted on Oct 19, 2013

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