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Bottlebrush sawfly

Pterygophorus cinctus

Description:

Several small females resting on a severely pruned Callistemon. Each about 18mm long.

Habitat:

On the edge of the local national park. DRNP

Notes:

Females much larger. Not to be confused with Melaleuca sawfly

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5 Comments

Hema
Hema 2 years ago

nice looking sawfly! BTW you have a cool profile pic!

MartinL
MartinL 3 years ago

Good to have a name. Well done.

triggsturner
triggsturner 3 years ago

wicked looking wee beastie! Great images Mark.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 3 years ago

Very cool! Love this one!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 years ago

Wow...beautiful sawfly! Lovely images Mark! Thank you for sharing :)

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Feb 19, 2016
Submitted on Feb 25, 2016

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