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Species Neodiprion fabricii

Sawfly larvae? - Neodiprion fabricii Sawfly larvae? - Neodiprion fabricii St. Andrews sawfly on Pinus taeda SA1976 2021 1.1 - Neodiprion fabricii St. Andrews sawfly on Pinus taeda SA1976 2021 3 - Neodiprion fabricii St. Andrews sawfly on Pinus taeda SA1976 2021 9 - Neodiprion fabricii
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 Diprionidae (Conifer Sawflies)
Genus Neodiprion
Species fabricii (Neodiprion fabricii)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lophyrus fabricii Leach, 1817
Long considered a synonym of Neodiprion abbotii.
Range
Southeast USA (Pinus taeda grows in the coastal plain while P. echinata also grows in the southern Appalachians and Ozark Mountains).
Food
Larvae on Pinus taeda and P. echinata (hosts shared with some other Neodiprion).
Print References
Linnen, C.R. and D.R. Smith. 2012. Recognition of two additional pine-feeding Neodiprion species (Hymenoptera: Diprionidae) in the eastern United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 114(4):492-500. PDF