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Genus Filacus

Tenthredinidae - Filacus Tenthredinidae - Filacus Santiago Oaks Bee for ID, #2 - Filacus Sawfly - Filacus pluricinctellus ID for a bee on Phacelia? - Filacus Sawfly - Filacus Filacus - Filacus pluricinctellus - male Filacus - Filacus pluricinctellus - male
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 Sciapterygini
Genus Filacus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
members of this genus used to be treated in Macrophya
Explanation of Names
Filacus Smith & Gibson 1984
4 spp. total, all in our area(1)(2)
w. US & Mexico(1)(2)
Larvae reported in Amsinckia and Phacelia(2)