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Columbine Sawfly larva, newly emerged - Pristiphora rufipes

Columbine Sawfly larva, newly emerged - Pristiphora rufipes
Coldwater Creek Road, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
May 12, 2015
May 10, 2015: collected eggs of Columbine Duskywing, Erynnis lucilius on Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis
May 11, 2015: collected fresh Columbine as host plant for the Duskywing larvae that emerged from the eggs
May 12, 2015: looking closely at the freshly collected Columbine found a tiny sawfly larva. The larva appears to be near the emergent slit in the leaf. Later, found a 3rd one near its emergent leaf cell
June 3, 2015: on or before, 2 adults emerge, 1 adult died in cocoon
Batch rearing.

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