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Subfamily Blennocampinae

hibiscus sawfly? - Tethida barda Sawfly larva? - Periclista Sawfly? Sawfly larvae on ash tree - Tethida barda Tenthredinidae? - Halidamia affinis  Blennocampinae? - Eutomostethus ephippium black-headed Ash Sawfly (Tethida barda) - Tethida barda Sawfly larvae on Cabernet Franc grapevine (W. vitis?) - Waldheimia vitis
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 Blennocampinae
Explanation of Names
Blennocampinae Konow 1890
Numbers
84 spp. in 21 genera of 5 tribes in our area(1)(2), ~640 spp. in 105 genera worldwide(3)
Range
humid temperate and tropical regions of the world(1)