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Species Fenella nigrita

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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 Tenthredinidae (Common Sawflies)
Subfamily Heterarthrinae
Tribe Fenusini
Genus Fenella
Species nigrita (Fenella nigrita)
Explanation of Names
Fenella nigrita Westwood 1839
Size
♀ ~3 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (ne. US & adjacent Canada)(1)
Food
the only known sawfly leafminer of Potentilla
Life Cycle
parthenogenetic (males unknown)(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: ON 1962(1)
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