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Subfamily Heterarthrinae

Rose skeletonizer - Endelomyia aethiops Pear Slug on cherry leaf - Caliroa cerasi Look like pear sawflies - Caliroa cerasi Leaf mine on Violet leaves - Nefusa ambigua Leaf miner larva - Profenusa canadensis Tenthredinidae, ovipositor - Fenusa Tenthredinidae larva - Nefusa ambigua Hatched! - Caliroa
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 Heterarthrinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
nearctic fauna revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Heterarthrinae Benson 1952
Numbers
~40 spp. in 13 genera in our area(2), 250 spp. in ~40 genera total(3)
Range
by far most diverse in Eurasia and NA (a few in n. Africa and South America)(4)
Remarks
includes some of the most economically important sawflies(1)