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Sawfly ID - Pristiphora rufipes

Sawfly ID - Pristiphora rufipes
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Size: 12mm
These sawfly larvae devastated my columbine leaves.
I took them indoors and they pupated and eclosed.
Only know it is a sawfly, but can't pinpoint the
exact ID.

The larvae were found on 6th Sept, 2003.
2 pupated on 8th Sept, 2003.
First one eclosed on 24 Sept, 2003.

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Moved
Moved from Common Sawflies.

It might be a good idea..
...to put a date to each image. If you're worried that the timing might be "unnatural" because it was reared in captivity, the dates could be put in the Remarks section rather than the date field.

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Did you try searching for "Columbine Sawfly"?



I'm not saying that's what you've got, but it would appear to be a possibility. Dr. Smith will be able to say for sure.

 
Thanks a lot for the speedy h
Thanks a lot for the speedy head up.
They sure look like the what I had.

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