Diprionidae Rohwer, 1910
- Liston, Andrew D., Knight, Guy T., Sheppard, David A., Broad, Gavin R., Livermore, Laurence (2014): Checklist of British and Irish Hymenoptera - Sawflies, ' Symphyta'. Biodiversity Data Journal 2, 1168: 1168-1168, URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1168
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:436
Specimens with Barcodes:381
Species With Barcodes:96
The Diprionidae are a small family of conifer-feeding sawflies (thus the common name conifer sawflies, though other Symphyta feed on conifers) restricted to the Northern Hemisphere, with some 90 species in 11 genera worldwide. Larvae are often gregarious, and sometimes there can be major outbreaks, thus these wasps can be major forest pests at times.
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