15-sawfly

15-sawfly

Sawflies are not flies but related to the bees, wasps and ants family. The female lays her eggs into the tissues of plants where they hatch into caterpillar-like larvae. Sawflies are often armed with threatening looking long ovipositors but they are completely harmless.
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15-sawfly

15-sawfly

Sawflies are not flies but related to the bees, wasps and ants family. The female lays her eggs into the tissues of plants where they hatch into caterpillar-like larvae. Sawflies are often armed with threatening looking long ovipositors but they are completely harmless.
Ref:
2-15
Date:
Location:
Photographer:
© Stephen Dalton