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Species Euura ribesii - Imported Currantworm

Currantworm on Gooseberry - Euura ribesii in Victoria - Euura ribesii Black Spotted Orange Banded Caterpillar - Euura ribesii Nematus ribesii on Ribes divaricatum - Euura ribesii Currant sawfly? - Euura ribesii Currant sawfly? - Euura ribesii Caterpillar eating Currant  - Euura ribesii Unknown Caterpillar - Euura ribesii
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 (Willow Sawflies and allies)
Genus Euura
Species ribesii (Imported Currantworm)
Other Common Names
Gooseberry Sawfly, Common Currantworm, Gooseberry Caterpillar
Explanation of Names
Nematus ribesii (Scopoli 1763)
adults 5-7 mm, larva up to 20 mm(1)
cosmopolitan(2); native to Europe, adventive elsewhere(1); in our area, n. half of the US & so. Canada(3)
host: Ribes spp.(2)
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