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Species Stethomostus fuliginosus

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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 Blennocampinae
Tribe Phymatocerini
Genus Stethomostus
Species fuliginosus (Stethomostus fuliginosus)
Explanation of Names
Author: Schrank 1781
Food
Larvae feed on Ranunculus.
Remarks
Probably introduced; occurs in Europe and Japan (comment by Dr. Dave Smith).