balsam-fir sawfly


: a greenish sawfly (Neodiprion abietis) that is widespread in the northern U.S. and Canada and has larvae which feed on and defoliate various spruces and the balsam fir

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“Balsam-fir sawfly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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