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Tribe Macrophyini

Sawfly - Macrophya varia - female Sawfly - Macrophya varia - female sawfly - Macrophya macgillivrayi sawfly larva on elderberry - Macrophya Wasp IMG_5031 - Macrophya formosa - female Sawfly - Macrophya fumator Sawfly Larvae - Macrophya common sawfly - Macrophya succincta - female
Classification
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 Tenthredininae
Tribe Macrophyini
Explanation of Names
Macrophyini Benson 1946
Numbers
3 genera, with 50 spp. in in our area (all but 4 spp. are in Macrophya)(1) and >300 spp. total(2)
Range
holarctic(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.The genera and subgenera of the sawflies of Canada and Alaska (Hymenoptera: Symphyta)
Goulet H. 1992. The insects and arachnids of Canada, Pt. 20. Ottawa: Agriculture Canada. 235 pp.