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Rhogogaster cf. viridis Tenthredinidae, Rhogogaster cf. viridis Geotagged,Green Sawfly,Ireland,Rhogogaster viridis,Spring,sawfly Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Rhogogaster cf. viridis

Tenthredinidae, Rhogogaster cf. viridis

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  1. What a beautiful species, the green makes it totally Irish. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Indeed ;) Thank you so much, cheers* Posted 3 years ago

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This common sawfly is one of several similar species. The pterostigma (the coloured mark on the front edge of the wing) is uniformly green or yellow in this species and it has a small black line on side of its thorax. Usually there is a black band along the top of the abdomen.

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Uploaded Jun 28, 2016. Captured Jun 18, 2016 11:19 in M50, Kilmore, Dublin, Ireland.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/1.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO450