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Species Nematus ribesii - Imported Currantworm

Currantworm on Gooseberry - Nematus ribesii Caterpillar - Nematus ribesii in Victoria - Nematus ribesii Larvae - Nematus ribesii Nematus ribesii on Ribes divaricatum - Nematus ribesii Currant sawfly? - Nematus ribesii Caterpillar eating Currant  - Nematus ribesii Sawfly in Boston, Massachusetts - Nematus 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
Genus Nematus (Willow Sawflies)
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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