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Species detail

Symphyta (Sawfly wasps)

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Taxonomy

Symphyta, or sawflies, are in the order Hymenoptera, along with bees, wasps, and ants.

Description

No information at this time.

Nest Structure

Sawfly larvae are herbivores; many eat foliage, some bore in stems or are leaf miners. They overwinter individually in the ground or protected places. Sawflies may be entering our blocks as larvae in search of an overwintering location.

Hole Sizes

No information at this time.

Voltinism

No information at this time.

Activity Period

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References

No information at this time.

Minnesota Record Map

These data are from the Minnesota Bee Atlas project.

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