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black and yellow sawfly - Macrophya formosa

black and yellow sawfly - Macrophya formosa
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
June 12, 2009
Found on parsnip flower, no way to crop out the smaller one.

Moved from Tenthredininae.

Tenthredinidae, Tenthredininae
Macrophya formosa

The larger one is a sawfly, family Tenthredenidae. Smaller one is a yellow-masked bee, genus Hylaeus, family Colletidae.

Thanks Eric
Moved to Tenthredininae based on this photo:

Please let me know if this is incorrect.