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Species Acantholyda erythrocephala - Pine False Webworm

Sawfly - Acantholyda erythrocephala Pine False Webworm - Acantholyda erythrocephala (Pamphilidae) - Acantholyda erythrocephala Pine sawfly, 10:24am - Acantholyda erythrocephala - female Pine Sawfly, 4:21pm - Acantholyda erythrocephala - male Pine False Webworm - Acantholyda erythrocephala - female Acantholyda erythrocephala ? - Acantholyda erythrocephala Acantholyda erythrocephala ? - Acantholyda erythrocephala Eggs on white pine - Acantholyda erythrocephala
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 Pamphiliidae (Webspinning and Leafrolling Sawflies)
Genus Acantholyda
Species erythrocephala (Pine False Webworm)
Explanation of Names
Acantholyda erythrocephala (Linnaeus)
Size
8-15 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA and now widespread in the north(1)
Remarks
Introduced around 1925, it is becoming a pest.
Internet References
Fact sheet (Allen 1998)