Sawfly

Sawfly is the common name for insects belonging to suborder Symphyta of the order Hymenoptera. Sawflies are distinguishable from most other hymenopterans by the broad connection between the abdomen and the thorax, and by their caterpillar-like larvae. The common name comes from the saw-like appearance of the ovipositor, which the females use to cu...
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Sawfly

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of hymenopterous insects belonging to the family Tenthredinidae. The female usually has an ovipositor containing a pair of sawlike organs with which she makes incisions in the leaves or stems of plants in which to lay the eggs. The larvae resemble those of Lepidoptera.
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sawfly

noun insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant
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Sawfly

Saw'fly` noun (Zoology) Any one of numerous species of hymenopterous insects belonging to the family Tenthredinidæ . The female usually has an ovipositor containing a pair of sawlike organs with which she makes incisions in the leaves or stems of plants in which to lay the eggs. The larvæ ...
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sawfly

any of a large group of widely distributed insects that are thought to be the most primitive group within the order Hymenoptera. Adults are wasplike ... [3 related articles]
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sawfly

Any of several families of insects of the order Hymenoptera, related to bees, wasps, and ants, but lacking a `waist` on the body. The egg-laying tube (ovipositor) of the female is surrounded by a pair of sawlike organs, which it uses to make a slit in a plant stem to lay its eggs. Horntails are closely related
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Sawfly

NATO designation for soviet submarine-launched ballistic missile RSM-25 [SU]
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sawfly

sawfly, common name for insects of several families of the order Hymenoptera, which also includes the ants, wasps, and bees. Sawflies are named for the two sawtoothed blades of the female's ovipositor that are used for slitting leaves or stems in order to deposit the eggs. The insects have two pairs...
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sawfly

[n] - insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant
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