Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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


Genus Hemitaxonus

sawfly larva - Hemitaxonus dubitatus Sawfly - Hemitaxonus dubitatus sawfly - Hemitaxonus albidopictus - female sawfly - Hemitaxonus dubitatus - female Spider food - Hemitaxonus dubitatus - female sawfly - Hemitaxonus dubitatus - male Orange and black sawflies - Hemitaxonus dubitatus - female common sawfly - Hemitaxonus
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 Selandriinae
Tribe Strongylogastrini
Genus Hemitaxonus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Fairly recently a misinterpretation of the type species of Thrinax was discovered, resulting in this name becoming a senior synonym of Hemitaxonus rather than a junior synonym of Strongylogaster. ECatSym therefore places all Hemitaxonus species in Thrinax.
4 spp. in our area(1)
Larvae feed on ferns.