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Dock Sawfly

Scientific Name
Ametastegia glabrata
Scientific Author
(Fallén, 1808)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae: Selandriinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Body black colour; cross-vein a of fore wing level with or distal to junction of M+Cu and M; M and 1m-cu of fore wing parallel; fore wing hyaline, with sinuate vein behind vein; radial cell of fore wing divided by cross-vein 2r-rs; hind wing without enclosed cell 1M; clypeal margin bilobed.

Larvae

Antenna flat or conical, with 5 or fewer segments; the third segment never peglike. No secondary longitudinal sutures on the labrum; thoracic legs usually 5-segmented with tarsal claws (except for a few leaf mining forms) and the empodium is not enlarged; annulation of abdominal segments distinct, usually with 4-7 annulets; no lateral suckerlike protuberances or supraspiracular gland openings.

References

- Naumann, I.D., Williams, M.A. & Schmidt, S. (2002). Synopsis of the Tenthredinidae (Hymenoptera) in Australia, including two newly recorded, introduced sawfly species associated with willows (Salix spp.). Australian Journal of Entomology, 41:1-6.

- Evans, H.E. (1987). Order Hymenoptera. In: Stehr, F.W. (ed.), Immature Insects. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. Chapter 27, pp. 597-710.

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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
19/10/2011 11:44 AEST
Last Updated
07/05/2014 03:41 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Dock Sawfly (Ametastegia glabrata) Updated on 5/7/2014 3:41:16 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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