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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Genus Atomacera

Hibiscus Sawfly - Atomacera decepta Wasp - Atomacera decepta Sawfly Larva? - Atomacera decepta? - Atomacera decepta Hibiscus Sawfly - Atomacera decepta Caterpillar - Atomacera decepta Sawfly on Milkweed? - Atomacera decepta Hibiscus Sawfly - Atomacera decepta Argidae, dorsal - Atomacera debilis - female
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
3 spp. in our area(1), 6 total(2)
the sole member of the subfam. Atomacerinae