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Species Sphacophilus apios

Sphacophilus apios (dark form, atrescens), adult - Sphacophilus apios - male Argidae, larva - Sphacophilus apios Argidae, cocoonsX - Sphacophilus apios Argidae, prepupa - Sphacophilus apios Argidae, cocoon #2X, question - Sphacophilus apios Argidae, cocoon - Sphacophilus apios Argidae, cocoons on Scurf Pea - Sphacophilus apios Argidae, ventral - Sphacophilus apios - female
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)
Subfamily Sterictiphorinae
Genus Sphacophilus
No Taxon (subgenus Ceocolus)
Species apios (Sphacophilus apios)
Explanation of Names
Sphacophilus apios (Ross 1933)
Size
avg. length: ♂ 5.0 mm, ♀ 6.5 mm(1)
Range
NC-IL-KS(1)
Food
hosts: Desmodium, Psoralea (Fabaceae)(1)