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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Pristiphora

sawfly - Pristiphora banksi Sawfly - Pristiphora chlorea - female Columbine Sawfly Larva - Pristiphora rufipes Pristiphora geniculata Sawfly ID - Pristiphora rufipes Columbine Sawflies  - Pristiphora rufipes Pristiphora erichsonii  - Pristiphora erichsonii Mystery Larvae - Pristiphora geniculata
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 Pristiphora
Explanation of Names
Pristiphora Latreille 1810
45 spp. in our area(1)
Internet References
P. erichsonii (Larch Sawfly) Fact sheet (anon. 2011)(2)
P. abbreviata (California Pear Sawfly) Fact sheet (VanBuskirk 1993)(3)