Family Pergidae (Sawflies)

Subfamily Perginae
Composed of eight Australian genera.

Subfamily Pterygophorinae
Composed of two Australian genera.

Genus Lophyrotoma


Subfamily Pergulinae
Subfamily Philomastiginae
Subfamily Phylacteophaginae
Subfamily Pteryperginae
Subfamily Styracotechyinae
Subfamily Euryinae
(All currently empty)

Pending ID – Pergidae



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Elliott, H. J. and Bashford, R. 1995. Notes on the biology and behaviour of eucalypt-defoliating sawflies (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) in Tasmania. Tasforests 7: 27-35.

Schmidt, S., Walter, G. H. and Moore, C. J. 2000. Host plant adaptations in myrtaceous-feeding Pergid sawflies: Essential oils and the morphology and behaviour of Pergagrapta larvae (Hymenoptera, Symphyta, Pergidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 70 (1): 15-26.