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Genus Cimbex

Cimbicid Sawfly - Cimbex americanus sawfly caterpillar - unident - Cimbex americanus Elm Sawfly larva - Cimbex americanus Elm Sawfly (Cimbex americana) - Cimbex americanus sawfly Yellowknife - Cimbex  Cimbex americana Larvae  - Cimbex americanus large wasp? - Cimbex americanus Cimbex americana? - Cimbex americanus
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 Cimbicidae (Cimbicid Sawflies)
Genus Cimbex
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cimbex is masculine and requires masculine adjectival species epithets, e.g., americanus (instead of americana). Discussions on and BugGuide.
Explanation of Names
Cimbex Olivier 1790
4 spp. in our area(1)