0309. The Siricidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) of Florida

  • John M. Leavengood, Jr.
  • Trevor Randall Smith


The six species of Siricidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) occurring in Florida and one species of regulatory concern introduced to North America are reviewed. Included are diagnoses of Eriotremex formosanus (Matsumura), Sirex areolatus (Cresson), Sirex nigricornis Fabricius, Tremex columba (Linnaeus), Urocerus cressoni Norton, Urocerus taxodii (Ashmead) and Sirex noctilio (Fabricius). A key to species, photographs of morphological features, biological notes and distribution data are provided. For the species T. columba, S. nigricornis, U. taxodii, and U. cressoni, a total of eight new state records are presented.