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Photo#1677189
Large black flying insect - Cimbex americanus

Large black flying insect - Cimbex americanus
Kingston, Eastern Ontario, Ontario, Canada
June 16, 2019
Size: approx 1.25 inches

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Elm Sawfly


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Are they typically this far n
Thank you!
Are they typically this far north? I've never seen one before in my life and neither has anybody I asked, some much older than myself.
It was crawling all over my daughter. Could it have bit her?

 
It's not unusual to find them in your area.
See BugGuide's records of the species here: https://bugguide.net/node/view/37878/data.

I've never heard of anyone being bitten by a sawfly--not to say that it couldn't happen, but it would definitely be unusual. :)

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