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Species Neodiprion sertifer - European Pine Sawfly

European Pine Sawfly larva - Neodiprion sertifer European Pine Sawfly pupae? - Neodiprion sertifer Sawfly larva on Red Pine - Neodiprion sertifer European pine sawfly - Neodiprion sertifer Diprionidae, European Pine Sawfly, exuvia - Neodiprion sertifer Caterpillars - Neodiprion sertifer Conifer Sawfly larvae (Diprionidae) - Neodiprion sertifer European Pine Sawfly (Neodiprion sertifer) - Neodiprion sertifer
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 Diprionidae (Conifer Sawflies)
Genus Neodiprion
Species sertifer (European Pine Sawfly)
Explanation of Names
Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffroy 1785)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA
Food
Feeds on: mugho and table top pines. It also feeds on Scotch, red, Jack, and Japanese pines. It rarely feeds on white, Austrian, Ponderosa, shortleaf and pitch pines.
Life Cycle
Usually only one generation per year.
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NJ 1925
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