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Genus Macroxyela

Horned hickory sawfly larva - Macroxyela Xyelidae, dorsal - Macroxyela ferruginea - female  Xyelidae, ventral - Macroxyela ferruginea - female Xyelidae, head & antennae - Macroxyela ferruginea - female Bug ID ? - Macroxyela ferruginea Bug ID ? - Macroxyela ferruginea Sawfly? - Macroxyela ferruginea Bee on Driftwood - Macroxyela ferruginea
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 Xyelidae (Xyelid Sawflies)
Subfamily Macroxyelinae
Genus Macroxyela
Explanation of Names
Macroxyela Kirby 1882
3 spp., all in our area(1)
across the US