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Dusky Birch Sawfly Birch sawfly (Arge pectoralis) larvae chewing on a tag alder leaf in northern Wisconsin. Arge pectoralis,Birch Sawfly,Geotagged,Insects,United States,Wisconsin Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Dusky Birch Sawfly

Birch sawfly (Arge pectoralis) larvae chewing on a tag alder leaf in northern Wisconsin.

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  1. Very well captured! No Wiki page match, so I created a manual species entry. This one still counts for you in the contest. Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thank you! I looked very hard to identify it, and then to find out there was no Wiki page was a little disappointing... Posted 6 years ago
      1. It happens. Wikipedia has about 180,000 species pages yet there are many more species. Particularly in very "deep" categories, Wikipedia is lacking. Posted 6 years ago
  2. Great acrobats! Well done - both photo and ID. Posted 6 years ago
    1. They are Olympians in their own way! Thank you very much! Posted 6 years ago

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The Birch Sawfly is a sawfly in the Arge genus.

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By travismorhardt

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2013. Captured Jul 26, 2012 10:51 in Unnamed Road, Tomahawk, WI 54487, USA.
  • Canon PowerShot A2200
  • f/2.8
  • 1/79s
  • ISO80
  • 5mm