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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Adelestini

Sawfly - Adelesta nova Sawfly - Adelesta nova Sawfly - Adelesta nova
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 Selandriinae
Tribe Adelestini
Explanation of Names
Adelestini Ross 1937
A single species in our area(1); 2 genera total
one monotypic nearctic genus and one genus in Japan
information provided by D.S. Smith (pers.comm. to =v= 28.viii.2015)