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Perginae sp. (subfamily)

Unidentified pergine sawfly at Wog Wog, NSW

Perginae sp. (subfamily) at Wog Wog, NSW - 25 Apr 2021
Perginae sp. (subfamily) at Wog Wog, NSW - 25 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Perginae sp. (subfamily) 18 Aug 2021 samreid007
Pergidae sp. (family) 1 May 2021 BIrdsinCanberra

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User's notes

Whenever I moved close to their tree with my lens to photograph them they would lift up their hind quarters. While it was not completely synchronised across the group, it was close to it. Only when I moved away did they lower their ends.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 25 Apr 2021 10:24 AM Recorded on
  • BIrdsinCanberra Recorded by

Additional information

  • eucalyptus sapling Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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