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sawfly

member of the insect family Pergidae. Includes Arge pullata (Denmark), Lophyrotoma interrupta (Australia), Perreyea lepida (South America). The larvae of these leaf-eating insects collect in piles under the trees they parasitize; cattle eat them avidly and develop acute hepatitis due to the ingestion of lophyrotomin in the larvae.
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All cocoons were checked daily for sawfly and parasitoid emergence until late July.
In the life cycle of the pinyon pine sawfly, larvae were the only stage whose behavior was influenced by the needle rust fungus.
A contribution to the sawfly fauna of the winter rainfall area of southern Africa: revision of the genus Triarge Forsius, 1931 with description of a new species of Pampsilota Konow, 1899 (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Argidae: Arginae, Athermantinae).
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interrupta dois diferentes D-aminoacidos peptidicos denominados de lofirotomina e pergidina, ambos com efeito hepatotoxico comprovado e responsaveis pelas mortes em intoxicacoes pelas larvas das sawfly.
Summary: An American University of Beirut (AUB)-led team of scientists has succeeded in determining the causes behind the outbreak of a cedar needle-eating sawfly, Cephalcia tannourinensis, which had threatened to wipe out the cedar forests of Lebanon with its emergence in 1997, a statement issued by the university said on Thursday.
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Genou was released for its host plant resistance to the wheat stem sawfly (Cephus cinctus Nort.
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