Selandria melanosterna (Serville, 1823)
(a sawfly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesSelandria melanosterna (a sawfly)
GenusSelandria (a genus of sawflies)
FamilyTENTHREDINIDAE (a family of sawflies)
SuperfamilyTENTHREDINOIDEA (a superfamily of sawflies)
SuborderSYMPHYTA (sawflies)
OrderHYMENOPTERA (ants, bees and wasps, sawflies and parasitoid wasps)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Selandria melanosterna (a sawfly) :
1: Selandria melanosterna (a sawfly)
8 Jul 2015 OSGR: SY98 50° 40' N, 2° 0' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Female, resting on Water Plantain leaf
Image 1: Female - dorsal view - wings apart - enlarged - silver backgroundImage 2: Female - dorsal view - wings together - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 3: Female - head and thorax - dorsal view - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 4: Female - head - dorsal view - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 5: Female - lateral view - highly enlarged - silver backgroundImage 6: Female - ventral view - highly enlarged - silver background

Selandria melanosterna (a sawfly) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Selandria melanosterna (a sawfly)
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