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Subfamily Selandriinae

Sawfly? - Dolerus Small green sawfly larva Mating Dolerus - Dolerus neoagcistus - female Dolerus ? - Dolerus yellow larva - Dolerus Ichneumon wasp?  - Dolerus What sort of Sawfly? - Dolerus Sawfly - Dolerus
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dolerinae was formerly treated as a separate subfamily.
Explanation of Names
Selandriinae Thomson 1871
~30 spp. in 11 genera in our area, ~800 spp. in 72 genera worldwide(1)(2)(3)
New World, Eurasia, Africa(2)
hosts: ferns (most spp. in NA), sedges, grasses; one sp. on moss(2)