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Genus Monsoma

waxy sawfly larva - Monsoma Sawfly larva - Monsoma Sawfly - Monsoma pulveratum Monsoma pulveratum - Green Alder Sawfly - Monsoma pulveratum - female Alder Sawfly larva  - Monsoma pulveratum sawfly - Monsoma pulveratum sawfly ventral - Monsoma pulveratum Monsoma inferentium - female
Classification
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 Allantinae
Tribe Empriini
Genus Monsoma
Explanation of Names
Monsoma MacGillivray 1908
Numbers
Two species in our area: M. inferentium (Nearctic native) and M. pulveratum (introduced from Europe)