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Tribe Cladiini

Sawfly - Cladius difformis - male Cute little Sawfly larva - Cladius difformis Larva on raspberry leaf - Priophorus Bristly Rose Slug - Cladius difformis Poplar Sawfly - Trichiocampus grandis Cladius difformis - male Green and Black Sawfly Larva - Trichiocampus grandis Sawfly - Cladius - male
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 Cladiini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our fauna revised in(1)
Some authors have treated all species in this tribe under the genus Cladius.
Explanation of Names
Cladiini Ashmead 1898
the tribe includes 3 genera, all represented in NA (and in the guide)
Works Cited
1.Sawflies of the tribe Cladiini in North America (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae: Nematinae)
Smith D.R. 1974. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 100: 1-28 .