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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Symphyta
Superfamily: Tenthredinoidea
Family: Tenthredinidae
Subfamily: Nematinae

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Nematinae is a subfamily of sawflies belonging to the family Tenthredinidae. It contains over 1000 described species. Members of this subfamily feed on a wide range of plants (over 20 different plant families have been recorded as hosts) and employ a wide range of feeding habits, both internally and externally, on their host plants.


Genera include:


Tommi Nyman; et al. (2006). "Larval Habits, Host-plant Associations and Speciation in Nematine Sawflies (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae)" (PDF). Evolution 8 (60): 1622–1637. doi:10.1554/05-674.1. PMID 17017063.