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Genus Metallus

Rubus miner - Metallus capitalis Metallus lanceolatus Strebor Street Durham NC leaf miner on Rubus 2015 7 - Metallus rohweri Unid Leafminer WWra2 - Metallus rohweri Gracillaria syringella mines on Rubus - Metallus capitalis Rubus host Metallus? - Metallus rohweri perhaps Coptotriche aenea - Metallus capitalis Blotches - Metallus capitalis
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 Heterarthrinae
Tribe Fenusini
Genus Metallus
Explanation of Names
Metallus Forbes 1885
4 species in North America
Larvae mine leaves of Rosaceae, including Rubus (native species) and Geum (introduced species).
Introduced: (from Europe)
Metallus lanceolatus (Thomson)

Metallus capitalis (Norton)
Metallus rohweri MacGillivray
Metallus ochreus Smith
Print References
Eiseman, C. S., & Smith, D. R. (2017). Nearctic Species of Metallus Forbes (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae): Biology and Distribution. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 119(4), 551-565.