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Hormetica sp. "Colombia" (Colombian Horned Roach)


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Beautiful new species to culture, there's a handful of breeders working with these in the US now, and hopefully they'll become well established here soon. Apparently they're on the easier side for these genus, with similar breeding rates to L.verrucosa. :D

Males:

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Female:

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Males of this species usually have spots on their pronotums that ALMOST look like the "glowspots" on Lucihormetica, however the spots don't protrude outwards of the pronotums at all and aren't actually like the "glowspots" organs on the pronotums of Lucihormetica spp... Still these seem to me like a missing link between the two genera (which I personally believe should be synonymized anyways).

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