The Tenthredinidae is the largest family of sawflies, with well over 6000 species worldwide. The family has no easily seen diagnostic features, making identification hard. These sawflies are often black or brown, and from 3-20 mm long. Like other sawflies they lack the slender "wasp-waist".
Spotted in scree at alt. 2000 m ASL.
15 mm long. Covered with pollen!
Lat: 46.63, Long: 9.71
Spotted on Jun 29, 2012
Submitted on Jul 5, 2012
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