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Pergidae


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; suborder Symphyta, superfamily Tenthredinoidea)

Family of symphytans which are usually less than 10 mm long. The family is large and its members have very diverse habits. In America, larvae feed extensively on oak and hickory. In Australia, species of Perga can cause serious defoliation of Eucalyptus trees.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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