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Species Pristiphora rufipes - Columbine Sawfly

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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 Pristiphora
Species rufipes (Columbine Sawfly)
Other Common Names
Small Gooseberry Sawfly
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pristiphora aquilegiae (Snellen van Vollenhoven 1866)
Explanation of Names
Pristiphora (Pristiphora) rufipes Serville 1823
native to Europe, adventive and widespread in NA(1)(2); throughout temperate parts of the northern hemisphere(3)