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 Woodwasp (Sirex nigricornis)




Woodwasp | Sirex nigricornis photo
Woodwasp (Sirex nigricornis)

Photograph by Erich G. Vallery, USDA Forest Service - SRS-4552, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Woodwasp | Sirex nigricornis photo
Woodwasp (Sirex nigricornis) male, Florida, United States

Photograph by Natasha Wright, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

WOODWASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Siricidae
Genus:Sirex
Species:nigricornis
Common Name:Woodwasp


Relatives in same Genus
  Blue horntail woodwasp (S. cyaneus)
  Siricid woodwasp (S. juvencus)
  Sirex woodwasp (S. noctilio)