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  Sawfly (Pergidae family )





Sawfly | Pergidae family  photo
Sawfly larvae feeding on bottlebrush leaves

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Sawfly | Pergidae family  photo
Sawfly larvae feeding on bottlebrush leaves

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



SAWFLY FACTS

Identification
Sawfly larvae feed on leaves in groups.

Size
larvae 25mm

Food
Larvae feeds on leaves. These were found on Callistemon



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Pergidae
Genus:Pergidae family
Species:
Common Name:Sawfly