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Genus Arge

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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 Argidae (Argid Sawflies)
Genus Arge
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revision in(1)
Explanation of Names
Arge Schrank 1802
Numbers
10 spp. in our area(2), >200 spp. worldwide(1)
Size
adults up to 14 mm(1)
Identification
Forewing and hindwing with cell R1 closed at apex

Meso- and metatibiae with preapical spines

male antennomere 3 simple
Range
holarctic (to Colombia) & Afrotropical(1)
Season
spring to mid-summer(1)
Food
Larvae feed on foliage of various shrubs and trees
Remarks
our only representative of the subfam. Arginae which contains a total of 18 genera(3)