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Species Calameuta clavata

Ichneumonidae? - Calameuta clavata - female Wasp? - Calameuta clavata Stem Sawfly 2 - Calameuta clavata - male 2805 - Calameuta clavata wasp - Calameuta clavata - female id help - Calameuta clavata sawfly - Calameuta clavata sawfly - Calameuta clavata
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 Cephidae (Stem Sawflies)
Tribe Cephini
Genus Calameuta
Species clavata (Calameuta clavata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cephus clavatus(1)
Explanation of Names
Calameuta clavata (Norton 1869)
Identification
Distinguishing from the similar Cephus cinctus explained here.
Range
w. NA
Food
Larvae are grass stem borers. Adults commonly attracted to yellow flowers. --Dave Smith
Remarks
Photos of abdomens and heads of C. clavata and C. middlekauffi, the only other known nearctic member of the genus in(2)
Works Cited
1.The Cephid Stem Borers of California (Hymenoptera: Cephidae)
Woodrow W. Middlekauff. 1969. Bulletin of the California Insect Survey, Volume 11, University of California Press.
2.A New Western Nearctic species of Calameuta Konow (Hymenoptera : Cephidae)
David R. Smith and Nathan M. Schiff. 2005. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107: 864-868.