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These are large, robust sawflies, and the larvae are all external leaf feeders. The family is found in most of the world except for the Ethiopian and Australian regions and contains about 130 species.
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- Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. 1979. Prepared cooperatively by specialists on the various groups of Hymenoptera under the direction of Karl V. Krombein and Paul D. Hurd, Jr., Smithsonian Institution, and David R. Smith and B. D. Burks, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Insect Identification and Beneficial Insect Introduction Institute. Science and Education Administration, United States Department of Agriculture.
Cimbicidae: Brief Summary
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Cimbicidae is a family of sawflies in the order Hymenoptera. There are more than 20 genera and 200 described species in Cimbicidae. Larvae are solitary herbivores.
The family is distinctive in having antennae with prominent apical clubs or knobs. The adults of some species can exceed 3 cm in length, and are among the heaviest of all Hymenoptera. Cimbex
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