Neurotoma fasciata

Cherry Webspinning Sawfly


Neurotoma fasciata, Cherry Webspinning Sawfly, image from Holly River State Park

 

Family: Pamphiliidae

Subfamily: Pamphiliinae

Length: insect in photo 12.4 mm

 

Photo location: 11 August 2012. Holly River State Park, Webster County, West Virginia.

Determined by Dave Smith, retired from the USDA Systematic Entomology Laboratory. Dr. Smith noted, "Larvae feed on Prunus spp., gregariously in webs."

 

Cherry Webspinning Sawfly, Neurotoma fasciata, West Virginia photo
Cherry Webspinning Sawfly, Neurotoma fasciata images of sawflies

This page is both the species page for Neurotoma fasciata and the family page for Pamphiliidae