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Tenthredinoidea (sawflies)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Tenthredinoidea are the dominant superfamily within the Symphyta, containing some 7000 species worldwide, primarily in the family Tenthredinidae. All known larvae are phytophagous, and a number are considered pests.The included families share the distinctive features of a medially narrowed pronotum, paired protibial spurs, and the loss of the transverse mesonotal groove.
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Argidae (argid flies and argid sawflies) (6)
Cimbicidae (cimbicid sawflies) (2)
Diprionidae (conifer sawflies) (16)
Tenthredinidae (common sawflies and tenthredinid sawflies) (29)

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