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Bottlebrush sawfly Pterygophorus cinctus<br />
About 18mm long several of these were resting on a small bottlebrush plany at the edge of the local national park. Australia,Bottlebrush sawfly,Geotagged,Pterygophorus cinctus,Sawfly,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Bottlebrush sawfly

Pterygophorus cinctus
About 18mm long several of these were resting on a small bottlebrush plany at the edge of the local national park.

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  1. They look quite intimidating, glad they're not that large :) Posted 5 years ago

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Pterygophorus cinctus is a swafly recorded in Australia. The adult Bottlebrush Sawfly has an orange and black banded body, with a wingspan of about 2cm. Males have feathery (pectinate) antennae.

Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Mark Ridgway

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Uploaded Feb 28, 2016. Captured Feb 19, 2016 14:06 in Belview Terrace, Tremont VIC 3785, Australia.
  • EX-Z2000
  • f/3.4
  • 1/100s
  • ISO64
  • 8.46mm