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Cimbicid sawfly

Abia sp.


About 12-15 millimeters in body length, colored as shown. Note clubbed antennae, characteristic of the family Cimbicidae.


Riparian corridor in otherwise mixed conifer forest, mostly Ponderosa Pine, with some oak in understory. Willow and other riparian vegetation along creek.


Only got this one fleeting image. The genus was formerly known as Zaraea

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Apr 24, 2012
Submitted on Jan 10, 2014

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