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Old July 28th, 2011, 01:31 PM
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Wow, that must be one honkin' big sawfly! We used to get larch sawflies on our cascading tamarack but they were teeny.

There were three larvae though I only could find one this morning when I went out to get pics of the plant they were on. It's not a flowering plant so it's not in my book and I have no idea what it is, but maybe you can ID it:

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It's pretty chewed up--lots of the leaves are missing. It looks like some sort of willow, maybe? But I don't know for sure...

So if these are elm sawflies, what do they rely on now that the elms are gone?

Thanks for the help, bendy!
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