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Cimbicid sawfly

Abia sp.

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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

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BugEric
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BugEric

Colorado, USA

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

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