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The content on this site was created by the USDA APHIS PPQ Identification Technology Program (ITP) in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA). The content is in the public domain except where otherwise indicated. However, we ask that appropriate acknowledgement is given to the authors, USDA APHIS PPQ ITP, and the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) if the information and figures from Sawfly GenUS are used elsewhere.

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Suggested citation

Baine, Quinlyn, Chris Looney, Spencer K. Monckton, David R. Smith, Nathan M. Schiff, Henri Goulet, and Amanda J. Redford. 2019. Sawfly GenUS. USDA APHIS PPQ Identification Technology Program (ITP) and Washington State Department of Agriculture. Fort Collins, CO. [date of access] <https://idtools.org/id/sawfly/>


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