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Genus Tenthredo

Lime Green Fly - Tenthredo Tenthredo verticalis? - Tenthredo verticalis green and black sawfly - Tenthredo angulifera sawfly - Tenthredo nimbipennis Sawfly - Tenthredo Sawfly Mar 10 2015 - Tenthredo Wasp sp. - Tenthredo - female Large patterned hymenopteran - maybe Tenthredo? - Tenthredo - female
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 Tenthredininae
Tribe Tenthredinini
Genus Tenthredo
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ischyroceraea Kiaer 1898
Explanation of Names
Tenthredo Linnaeus 1758
Greek tenthredon (τενθρηδων) 'a kind of wasp'(1)
120 spp. in our area(2), of which ~80 may be expected in Canada; >700 total(3)
Larvae feed on a very wide variety of plants, though larval of each species are often restricted to one host; adults prey on flies and other insects in flowers not necessarily associated with larval food plants(3)
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.Taeger A., Cincotta S., Susko E. (-2013) Kinds of Symphyta on Discover Life
3.The genera and subgenera of the sawflies of Canada and Alaska (Hymenoptera: Symphyta)
Goulet H. 1992. The insects and arachnids of Canada, Pt. 20. Ottawa: Agriculture Canada. 235 pp.