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Black insect with red thorax - Tethida barda

Black insect with red thorax - Tethida barda
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 5, 2013

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Moved

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Just a guess,
but I am thinking it is an adult sawfly.

Definitely wait for the experts.

 
Most definitely :)
Here's one that's similar:



Yours may be a different species, though.

 
Different family
This has a segmented flagellum, unlike Argidae.

 
Yikes
Completely failed to notice that. Thanks for keeping me honest.