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Argidae, dorsal - Sphacophilus apios - male

Argidae, dorsal - Sphacophilus apios - Male
Talmage Hill WA, Union County, Iowa, USA
July 13, 2015
Size: 6.6 mm
Rest of the story:

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

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

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Argidae, dorsal - Sphacophilus apios - male Argidae, ventral - Sphacophilus apios - male Argidae, headX, ventral - Sphacophilus apios - male Argidae, abdomenX, ventral - Sphacophilus apios - male


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