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Introduced Pine Sawfly - Diprion similis - female

Introduced Pine Sawfly - Diprion similis - Female
RedTail Mountain, Mountain City, Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
August 23, 2009
Size: Maybe around 25 mm?
I believe that this is Diprion similis (Introduced Pine Sawfly)

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Nice series
I wonder why she metamorphosed so quickly. I think this species normally overwinters as a larva inside the cocoon, then pupates and emerges in the spring--or some subsequent spring.

 
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mentions some areas having two generations per year. Maybe being in the laundry room confused its cycle.

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