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What does a sawfly look like?

Size: Sawfly adults are about 1/2 inch long. Characteristics: Sawflies may look like flies, but are actually related to bees and wasps. Body: They have four wings (flies have two,) and unlike many wasps, sawflies do not have the thin segment between the thorax and abdomen.

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Likewise, what kills sawfly larvae?

The combination of Insecticidal Soap and Botanical Pyrethrins will kill Sawfly Larvae on contact if they are spotted in your trees. Azadirachtin is also an effective control for Sawfly Larvae.

how do I get rid of sawfly larvae naturally? Use Organic Soap Spray Take some natural Ivory liquid soap and mix it with water, 1 tsp soap to 6 oz of water. Put it in a spray bottle and spray it all over your rose leaves. Make sure that you get it everywhere, this will only work if it comes in direct contact with the sawfly larvae.

Beside above, do sawflies bite humans?

Strangely enough, no, Sawflies do not sting. In fact, they are often referred to as stingless wasps. These little insects get the common 'wasp' name from the way they look. Although this feature does look a lot like a stinger, it really poses no harm to humans or their pets.

What does a sawfly do?

While sawflies are related to stinging insects, they themselves do not sting. They feed on pollen and nectar, making them harmless to both people and plants. Sawfly eggs hatch into larvae which go through eight stages of growth.

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