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 Yellow-horned horntail (Urocerus gigas flavicornis)




Yellow-horned horntail | Urocerus gigas flavicornis photo
Yellow-horned horntail (Urocerus gigas flavicornis) on white spruce

Photograph by Edward H. Holsten, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Yellow-horned horntail | Urocerus gigas flavicornis photo
Yellow-horned horntail larva on Sitka spruce

Photograph by Edward H. Holsten, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

YELLOW-HORNED HORNTAIL FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Siricidae
Genus:Urocerus
Species:gigas flavicornis
Common Name:Yellow-horned horntail


Relatives in same Genus
  White-horned horntail (U. albicornis)
  Siricid woodwasp (U. cressoni)
  Giant wood wasp (U. gigas gigas)
  Siricid woodwasp (U. taxodii)