Argidae is a large family of sawflies, containing some 800 species worldwide, primarily in tropical regions. The larvae are phytophagous, and commonly can be found feeding (and often pupating) in groups, though very few attain pest status.
The family is distinguished from all other Symphyta by the reduction of the antenna to a single elongated flagellomere, which is often shaped like a tuning fork in males.
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"Argidae." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 23 Oct 2012, 08:25 UTC. 8 Mar 2013 <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Argidae&oldid=540567095>.
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