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Sawflies are not flies but related to the bees, wasps and ants family. The female lays her eggs into the tissues of plants where they hatch into caterpillar-like larvae. Sawflies are often armed with threatening looking long ovipositors but they are completely harmless.

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Photographer: © Stephen Dalton

15-sawfly

Sawflies are not flies but related to the bees, wasps and ants family. The female lays her eggs into the tissues of plants where they hatch into caterpillar-like larvae. Sawflies are often armed with threatening looking long ovipositors but they are completely harmless.

Ref: 2-15

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Photographer: © Stephen Dalton