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Genus Pontania

Willow gall? - Pontania californica Willow Leaf Gall Sawfly? - Pontania symphytan - Pontania Leaf galls - Pontania Leaf gall - Pontania Leaf gall - Pontania Tenthredinidae, face - Pontania - female Immature Sawfly  - Pontania
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 Tenthredinidae (Common Sawflies)
Subfamily Nematinae
Tribe Nematini
Genus Pontania
Explanation of Names
Pontania Costa 1859
Numbers
42 spp. in our area(1)
Remarks
these sawflies form round galls in willow leaves. Parasitoids include Lathrostizus (Ichneumonidae):
Print References
(2)
Internet References
P. proxima (Willow Redgall Sawfly) Species page(3)