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Subfamily Macroxyelinae

cat - Megaxyela  Xyelidae, ventral - Macroxyela ferruginea - female Megaxyela? - Megaxyela Megaxyela? - Megaxyela Eating my pecan tree leaves... - Megaxyela major Brown and yellow hymenopteran - Megaxyela Brown and yellow hymenopteran - Megaxyela xyelid sawfly - Megaxyela
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 Xyelidae (Xyelid Sawflies)
Subfamily Macroxyelinae
Numbers
3 genera in 2 tribes, with 7 spp. in our area and 9 spp. total (extinct taxa more numerous)(1)
Range
holarctic (NA & e. Asia)(1)
Food
Larvae feed on firs and deciduous trees(1)
Works Cited
1.The genera and subgenera of the sawflies of Canada and Alaska (Hymenoptera: Symphyta)
Goulet H. 1992. The insects and arachnids of Canada, Pt. 20. Ottawa: Agriculture Canada. 235 pp.