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larvae eating pitch pine - Neodiprion lecontei

larvae eating pitch pine - Neodiprion lecontei
Moreau Lake, Moreau, Saratoga County, New York, USA
September 24, 2013
Size: about an inch and a half
Masses of these larvae were chewing the needles off Pitch Pines. Some trees had been completely defoliated.

Moved
Moved from Conifer Sawflies.

Diprionidae
Neodiprion lecontei (Fitch), the "redheaded pine sawfly"

Moved for expert attention; Dr Smith will take it from here
Moved from ID Request.

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