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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Atomacera

Hibiscus Sawfly - Atomacera decepta Sawfly Larva? - Atomacera decepta? - Atomacera decepta Hibiscus Sawfly - Atomacera decepta - female Argidae, adults - Atomacera debilis - male - female Argidae, dorsal, on Glade Mallow - Atomacera decepta Small, green caterpillar - Atomacera decepta Sawfly larva - Atomacera decepta Spiked Cat - Atomacera decepta
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 Argidae (Argid Sawflies)
Genus Atomacera
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Atomacera Say 1836
Name refers to the unsegmented flagellum
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1), 6 total(2)
Remarks
the sole member of the subfam. Atomacerinae