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Stem Sawfly, family Cephidae

Stem Sawfly, family Cephidae
Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, Picchetti Ranch, Santa Clara County, California, USA
April 21, 2009
Size: ~12-14 mm
Hymenoptera, possible Cephidae? (very few Cephid images on this site)

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Moved from Stem Sawflies.

Way to go!!
Those images are definitely some nice additions to that underrepresented family. Please do add them to the guide page!

moved to Cephidae. Is this a female?

Good question...
Alas, it's one I am totally unqualified to answer. Sorry. Maybe one of the hymenopteran experts will be able to assist?


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