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Elm sawfly

Cimbex americana


Cimbex americana, the elm sawfly, is a species of sawfly in the family Cimbicidae. This is a very large species of Hymenoptera, with adults measuring 3 cm and larvae reaching 5 cm long. If captured, adults may buzz and use their powerful spiny legs defensively. However, like other sawflies, this species does not possess a sting. - from Wikipedia


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Bovina Center, New York, United States

Spotted on Aug 1, 2020
Submitted on Aug 2, 2020

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