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Genus Pristiphora

Mountain Ash Sawfly - Pristiphora geniculata - Pristiphora geniculata sawfly - Pristiphora banksi - male Sawfly - Pristiphora chlorea - female Pretty color Sawfly on white oak - Pristiphora chlorea Pristiphora geniculata California Pear Sawfly - Pristiphora abbreviata - Pristiphora Pristiphora appendiculata Columbine Sawfly Larva - Pristiphora rufipes
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Symphyta" - Sawflies, Horntails, and Wood Wasps)
Family Tenthredinidae (Common Sawflies)
Subfamily Nematinae
Tribe Nematini
Genus Pristiphora
Explanation of Names
Pristiphora Latreille 1810
45 spp. in our area(1)
Internet References
P. erichsonii (Larch Sawfly) Fact sheet (anon. 2011)(2)
P. abbreviata (California Pear Sawfly) Fact sheet (VanBuskirk 1993)(3)