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Subfamily Tremecinae

Pigeon Horntail? - Tremex columba - male Red Wood Wasp - Tremex columba - female Ichneumonid? - Eriotremex formosanus - female Horntail - Tremex columba - female siricid 1 - Tremex columba - female siricid 2 - Tremex columba - male CIRO Bug - Xeris Tremex columba - 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 Siricidae (Horntail Wasps)
Subfamily Tremecinae
Numbers
8 spp. in 3 genera in our area, ~60 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(1)
Range
NA, Eurasia, Subsaharan Africa(1)
Food
hosts include conifers and deciduous trees(1)
Works Cited
1.Siricidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Siricoidea) of the Western Hemisphere
Schiff, N.M., Goulet, H., Smith, D.R., Boudreault, C., Wilson, A.D., and Scheffler, B.E. 2012. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 21: 305 pp.