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Subfamily Allantinae

sawlfy larva on birch - Dimorphopteryx sawfly - Phrontosoma belfragei - female tiny sawfly larva on Alder - Eriocampa ovata Is this a larvae stage of ?? - Eriocampa juglandis larva on Buttonbush - Pseudosiobla excavata Butternut Woollyworm? - Eriocampa juglandis bug: white-tipped antennae Taxonus pallidicornis? - Taxonus White Caterpillar eating Dogwood leaves - Macremphytus testaceus
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 Allantinae
Explanation of Names
Allantinae Newman 1834
~90 spp. in 14 genera in our area(1), ~850 spp. in 107 genera total(2)