Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests

sand pine sawfly
Neodiprion pratti (Dyar)

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sand pine sawfly
Neodiprion pratti
Caleb L. Morris

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Superfamily: Tenthredinoidea
Family: Diprionidae
Subfamily: Diprioninae
Genus: Neodiprion


Common Name Reference: Drooz AT, ed. 1989. Insects of eastern forests. Misc. Publ. 1426. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service. 608 p.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: