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Genus Acordulecera

Sawfly ? - Acordulecera Acordulecera Hymenoptera ? - Acordulecera Unknown May 9 - Acordulecera Sawfly larva? - Acordulecera Pergidae, distinctive - Acordulecera Acordulecera kimseyi Smith? - Acordulecera - male Acordulecera
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 Pergidae (Pergid Sawflies)
Genus Acordulecera
Explanation of Names
Acordulecera Say, 1836
9 spp. in our area, 60 spp. total(1)
There are many unsubscribed species in the North America.
Short, 6-segmented, filiform antennae diagnostic.
New World, 2/3 of spp. in Brazil and adjacent countries; in our area, 4 spp. in the east (all rather widespread and ranging into Canada) & 5 spp. in AZ-CA (all described in 2010)(1)(2)
The largest genus of the New World subfamily Acordulecerinae (105 spp. in 13 genera)(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Schmidt S., Smith D.R. (2016) Pergidae of the World
2.Five new species of Acordulecera Say (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) from Arizona and California...
Smith D.R. 2010. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 112: 410-422.