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Definition of Sawfly

Sawfly
Sawfly Saw"fly`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of hymenopterous insects belonging to the family Tenthredinid[ae]. The female usually has an ovipositor containing a pair of sawlike organs with which she makes incisions in the leaves or stems of plants in which to lay the eggs. The larv[ae] resemble those of Lepidoptera.

Meaning of Sawfly from wikipedia

- sawfly can cause substantial damage to economic forestry, while others such as the iris sawfly are major pests in horticulture. Outbreaks of sawfly larvae...
- The English name gooseberry sawfly refers to at least three species of sawfly: Nematus ribesii, the common gooseberry sawfly or imported currentworm Nematus...
- While closely related to wasps, sawflies lack both the narrow waists and stings of wasps. Although the adults of this sawfly species are not often seen, the...
- Each kind of sawfly attacks particular parts of the spruce as larvae during different times of the year. The yellow-headed spruce sawfly, Pikonema alaskensis...
- Diversity Web". University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology. "Sawflies: the wheat stem sawfly Cephus Cinctus and relatives" (PDF). Archived from the original...
- The iris sawfly (Rhadinoceraea micans) is a species of sawfly in the family Tenthredinidae. Native to Europe, the larvae—more often noticed than the adults—can...
- The redheaded pine sawfly, European pine sawfly or Neodiprion sertifer, is a sawfly species in the genus Neodiprion. Native to Europe, it was accidentally...
- Cimbex femoratus, the birch sawfly, is a species of sawfly in the family Cimbicidae. Cimbex femoratus var. griffinii Leach, 1817 Cimbex femoratus var....
- White pine sawfly may refer to two pine sawfly species, whose larvae feed on the white pine: Diprion similis Neodiprion pinetum This disambiguation page...
- Cimbex americ****, the elm sawfly, is a species of sawfly in the family Cimbicidae. This is a very large species of Hymenoptera, with adults measuring...