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Genus Abia

Cimbicid Sawfly - Abia americana Possible sawfly (Cimbicid?) - Abia ? - Abia Cimbicidae - Abia americana Sawfly - Abia americana - female Cimbicidae - Abia americana? - Abia americana Unknown ? - Abia Bee with patterned wing? - Abia
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 Cimbicidae (Cimbicid Sawflies)
Genus Abia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abia (Leach 1817)
=Procimbex Hong, 1983
=Aenoabia Kangas, 1946
=Zaraea Leach 1817
5 spp.* in our area.(1)(2)(3)
*Species not yet in the guide: Abia kennicotti (IL, KS, MO, NY, TX)
Life Cycle
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Works Cited
1.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.
2.Nomina Insecta Nearctica
Poole, Robert W., Inc.
3. Checklist of the sawflies (Hymenoptera) of Canada, Alaska and Greenland
Henri Goulet & Andrew M. R. Bennett. 2021. Journal of Hymenoptera Research: 82: 21-67.