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Species Xeris morrisoni

Xeris morrisoni female, dorsal - Xeris morrisoni - female Xeris morrisoni female, lateral - Xeris morrisoni - female Xeris morrisoni female, anterior - Xeris morrisoni - female Xeris morrisoni female, lateral head - Xeris morrisoni - 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 (Horntails)
Subfamily Tremecinae
Genus Xeris
Species morrisoni (Xeris morrisoni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Urocerus morrisoni Cresson, 1880
Range
"Forested regions of southwestern United States"(1)
Season
Adults fly in June and July
Food
Conifers, especially Abies concolor (white fir).
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.