ABIA SAWFLY

Abia sp.
CIMBICID SAWFLY FAMILY (Cimbicidae)

Description
This Cimbicid Sawfly larva is 1.4 inches long. It is white to pearl gray with black spots and yellow ovals. The head is gray.

Occurrence
The frequency of occurrence is not known. The individual shown here was photographed in June in Fontenelle Forest on a honeysuckle leaf.

Comments
This sawfly larva was identified by volunteer experts at the BugGuide website. They determined that it could be either A. americana or A. inflata since both look similar and both occur in Nebraska.

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