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sawfly larva on elderberry - Macrophya

sawfly larva on elderberry - Macrophya
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 19, 2010
I found this larva eating leaves of an elderberry plant.

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sawfly larva on elderberry - Macrophya sawfly larva on elderberry - Macrophya

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Moved from Sawflies, Horntails, and Wood Wasps.
Thanks Dave. Getting it to genus is great! I was hoping to rear it out, but it escaped the container with the elderberry leaves.

Tenthredinidae, Tenthredininae
Macrophya sp. Several species of this genus feed on elderberry; larvae have not been studied.

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