family Tenthredinidae


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Noun1.family Tenthredinidae - sawflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
sawfly - insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant
Fenusa, genus-Fenusa - birch leaf miner
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During recent studies on the sawfly fauna of this area, one previously undescribed and probably endemic species of the family Tenthredinidae (Tenthredinoidea) was discovered.
A possible trend exists in the evolution of gall types in the nematine gallers that belong to the hymenopteran family Tenthredinidae.