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Ptenus bicolor larva  - Zynzus bicolor

Ptenus bicolor larva - Zynzus bicolor
Brazos County, Texas, USA
June 12, 2005
is well camouflaged on its hostplant, huisache (Acacia farnesiana)

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Ptenus bicolor larva  - Zynzus bicolor Ptenus bicolor larva  - Zynzus bicolor

thanks for the addition, colleagues.
Moved from Argid Sawflies.

Argidae
Looks ok for Zynzus bicolor (Smith). Note that the genus name has changed. Amazing pictures!! And what excellent camouflage. I described the larva of this, but from specimens that had been kept in alcohol for a long time, and such a color pattern was not evident. How nice to see the true color pattern in living specimens!

 
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Hello Dave. I hope you still look at BG! I was SO excited to find this ID. I just raised on on Huisache but when the adult emerged the wings did not open properly.

This page does not have the Genus name changed. Can you tell me what it is so I can see what the adult was supposed to look like. My pictures are NOT so nice, but I would be glad to share them. I have the pupa as well.

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