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Trichiosoma lucorum agg, Trawscoed, North Wales, May 2014 - Flickr - janetgraham84.jpg
Trichiosoma lucorum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Superorder: Hymenopterida
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Cimbicidae

Cimbicidae is a family of sawflies in the order Hymenoptera. There are more than 20 genera and 200 described species in Cimbicidae.[1][2][3][4][5] Larvae are solitary herbivores.

The family is distinctive in having antennae with prominent apical clubs or knobs. The adults of some species can exceed 3 cm in length, and are among the heaviest of all Hymenoptera.


These genera belong to the family Cimbicidae:


  1. ^ "Cimbicidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
  2. ^ "Cimbicidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
  3. ^ Taeger, A.; Liston, A.D.; Prous, M.; Groll, E.K.; et al. (2018). "ECatSym – Electronic World Catalog of Symphyta (Insecta, Hymenoptera)". Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut (SDEI), Müncheberg. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
  4. ^ Aguiar, A.P.; Deans, A.R.; Engel, M.S.; Forshage, M.; et al. (2013). Zhang, Zhi-Qiang (ed.). "Order Hymenoptera. In: Zhang Z-Q (ed) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classif. and survey of taxonomic richness (Addenda 2013)". Zootaxa. 3703 (1). doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3703.1.12. ISBN 978-1-86977-849-1. ISSN 1175-5326.

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