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Species Liliacina diversipes

Sawfly ? - Liliacina diversipes
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 Selandriinae
Tribe Aneugmenini
Genus Liliacina
Species diversipes (Liliacina diversipes)
Explanation of Names
Liliacina diversipes (Kirby 1882)
Range
native to Mexico to Colombia, adventive in our area (SC-FL-LA)
Food
Larval host unknown, but possibly ferns
Remarks
first record in our area: FL 1988
Print References
Smith D.R. (1998) New distributional data for Liliacina diversipes (Kirby) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae: Selandriinae) in the United States. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 100: 598