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sawfly - Eriocampa ovata

sawfly - Eriocampa ovata
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 16, 2005
Size: 6mm
This appears to have a green abdomen.

Eriocampa ovata (L.)
Tenthredinidae, Allantinae. An alder-feeding sawfly. The abdomen should be black (I hope).

Moved from Common Sawflies.

FWIW, here's a string of similar species....
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Terrific image.
Another terrific image, Tom. Once we stop getting sawflies posted, I will have Dave Smith go through our pages and offer IDs. Might be a long while before results, but we'll try.

good variety
There seems to be quite a few sawflies popping up. Some vastly different species, and others with only subtle differences.
The Bug Fair sounded interesting, sorry I couldn't be there, a little too far from the east coast.

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