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Genus Dolerus

Sawfly Ovipositor - Dolerus nitens - female Another Illinois sawfly - Dolerus Dolerus sp. - Dolerus Sawfly? - Dolerus Dolerus Sawfly - Dolerus Clear wing hemiptera of some kind? - Dolerus 242226 DOLERUS - 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
Tribe Dolerini
Genus Dolerus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Loderus Konow, 1890
Explanation of Names
Dolerus Panzer 1801
~ 74 spp. in our area(1)
"The combination of that oblique anal crossvein and strongly curved Rs+M will get you Dolerus every time." — S.K. Monckton(2)
holarctic, temperate and boreal regions(3)
hosts: various grasses (most spp.) and horsetails (members of subgenera Dolerus, Dosytheus, Loderus, Dicrodolerus with 15 spp. between them in NA)(3)
larval feeding behavior (M.W. Kozłowski)
Works Cited
1.Nomina Insecta Nearctica
Poole, Robert W., Inc. sawfly
3.The genera and subgenera of the sawflies of Canada and Alaska (Hymenoptera: Symphyta)
Goulet H. 1992. The insects and arachnids of Canada, Pt. 20. Ottawa: Agriculture Canada. 235 pp.