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humeralis group

black and orange unknown - Arge humeralis What is this orange and purple caterpillar in Columbus, OH? - Arge humeralis poison ivy sawfly larva - Arge humeralis Argidae ? - Arge humeralis Female Arge humeralis? - Arge humeralis - female Stumped - ant head, red body, black wings - Arge humeralis Sawfly? - Arge humeralis Arge humeralis - male
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)
Genus Arge
No Taxon humeralis group
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 14 spp. total(1); not yet in the guide: A. arida AZ, A. illuminata TX-AZ, A. texana TX
Range
Western Hemisphere: ON to Colombia, most diverse in Mexico & sw. US; 2 spp. in e. NA(1)
Food
hosts: the eastern spp. on Rhus; hosts of other spp. unknown(1)
Works Cited
1.The sawfly genus Arge (Hymenoptera: Argidae) in the Western Hemisphere
Smith D.R. 1989. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 115: 83-205.