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Mallow-feeding Purple Sawfly Larvae

Family Argidae?

Order Hymenoptera, Suborder Symphyta

"A couple dozen of these beauties systematically skeletonized the leaves of a velvet-leaf mallow (Wissadula holosericea)"

Austin, Travis Co., Texas
31 May 2005 (Tom Heger)


04 Jun 2005 / Main South Texas Page