About Sawfly GenUS


Quinlyn Baine, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Olympia, Washington

Chris Looney, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Olympia, Washington

Spencer K. Monckton, York University, Toronto, Ontario

David R. Smith, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA, Washington, D.C.

Nathan M. Schiff, USDA Forest Service, Stoneville, Mississippi

Henri Goulet, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Amanda J. Redford, USDA APHIS PPQ ITP, Fort Collins, Colorado

For questions about content, please contact Chris Looney (clooney@agr.wa.gov).

For questions about access or functionality, please contact Amanda Redford (amanda.j.redford@usda.gov).


We thank Jessica Orr (Washington State Department of Agriculture) who generated and processed numerous images on this site, Angela Yoder (Washington State Department of Agriculture) for assistance with data management, and Penelope Jones (the Evergreen State College) for photography and data management support. Frank Merickel and Luc Leblanc (University of Idaho), Chris Marshall (Oregon State University), Jack Longino and Brendan Boudinot (the Evergreen State College), Michael S. Gates (U.S. National Museum of Natural History), and Richard S. Zack (Washington State University) graciously facilitated research at their respective institutional entomology collections. We received additional technical support from Julia Scher (USDA APHIS ITP). Specimens and label data were accessed with permission from the following collections: California Academy of Sciences (CAS), Texas A&M University (TAMU), Oregon State Arthropod Collection (OSAC), Maurice T. James Entomological Collection (WSU), Western Washington University Insect Collection (WWU), Washington State Department of Agriculture Collection (WSDAC), William F. Barr Entomological Collection (WFBM) and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (USNM). We thank the beta testers for their helpful comments and suggestions: Merrill Peterson (Western Washington University), Megan Asche (Washington State University), Skyler Burrows (Utah State University), Marko Prous (Senckenberg German Entomological Institute), Andreas Taeger (Senckenberg German Entomological Institute), Ellen Klinger (The Ohio State University), Alan B. Munro (George Mason University), and James Zahniser (USDA APHIS PPQ).