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Species Eriocampa juglandis - Butternut Woollyworm

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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 Tenthredinidae (Common Sawflies)
Subfamily Allantinae
Tribe Eriocampini
Genus Eriocampa
Species juglandis (Butternut Woollyworm)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Selandria caryae
Explanation of Names
Eriocampa juglandis (Fitch 1857)
Size
♂ 6.3-6.8 mm, ♀ 7.7-8.4 mm(1)
Identification
larvae peculiar, covered with long threads of wax(2)
Range
e. NA (NB-NC-AL to MN-KS); primarily northeastern(1)
Food
Larvae feed on leaves of Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) and Butternut (J. cinerea); also reported on Carya (Hickory)
Life Cycle
Internet References
Auburn U.. SEASONAL CYCLE AND HABITS OF THE BUTTERNUT WOOLLYWORM
Works Cited
1.Nearctic sawflies. IV. Allantinae: Adults and larvae (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae)
Smith D.R. 1979. Agricultural Research Service, USDA Technical Bulletin No. 1595. 172 pp.
2.Garden Insects of North America : The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs (Princeton Field Guides)
Whitney Cranshaw. 2004. Princeton University Press.