Symphyta


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Symphyta

[′sim·fəd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of the Hymenoptera including the sawflies and horntails characterized by a broad base attaching the abdomen to the thorax.
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In the process of preparing a field guide to the Symphyta of Namibia and the western part of South Africa, an unusual female of the genus Arge Schrank, 1802, was found in the collection of Transvaal Museum, Pretoria.
Revision of genus Arge Schrank from India (Hymenoptera, Symphyta, Argidae).