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Order: Hymenoptera. Family: Tenthredinidae. Genus: Macremphytus. Species: tarsutus. The larvae look like small caterpillars, but they have 6 or more prolegs on the abdomen whereas caterpillars of butterflies and moths have 5 or less.. The adults are wasp-like. A significant pest to dogwood trees and shrubs (Cornus)
Open woodlands, 10 feet from small brook.
Found just today 3/28/12 on a forgotten external hard drive. Video attached. Attached link is my spot of an Elm Sawfly (aka Darth Vader) for you to get an idea what the adults look like. https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/10...
Lat: 40.87, Long: -75.61
Spotted on Aug 7, 2012
Submitted on Mar 28, 2013
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