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Argidae, cocoons on Scurf Pea - Sphacophilus apios

Argidae, cocoons on Scurf Pea - Sphacophilus apios
Talmage Hill WA, Union County, Iowa, USA
July 7, 2015
July 4, 2014: M. Leoschke collected cocoons on Scurf Pea, Pediomelum tenuiflorum

but only 1 adult female emerged

July 5, 2015: M. Leoschke again collected cocoons on Scurf Pea
July 7, 2015: I received the package, 2 sawfly adults had already emerged
July 8-24, 2015: more sawfly adults, both female and male, 4 flies, 1 wasp and found 1 sawfly larva

July 13, 2015: male sawfly emerged

July 19, 2015: 1st fly emerged

July 20, 2015: wasp emerged

Identification by D.R. Smith. Specimens examined and deposited in USNM.

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Argidae, cocoons on Scurf Pea - Sphacophilus apios Argidae, dorsal - Sphacophilus apios - female Argidae, ventral - Sphacophilus apios - female

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