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Old 08-07-2010, 12:25 AM
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Default Saw the coolest lil fly the other day :S

this thing looked like a gbb mixed with a wasp but was about 4-6mm in size it was metallic blue and orange any ideas on what it was?
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Old 08-07-2010, 04:24 AM
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could've been a sawfly. related to wasps but the sting is modified into a saw that cuts slices off leaves that they feed to their larvae.
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Old 08-07-2010, 11:56 AM
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naa nothing like a sawfly mate
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Old 08-07-2010, 12:58 PM
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Sounds a lot like a Cuckoo/jewel wasp.

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