Are sawflies dangerous

Are any sawfly species dangerous to humans in any life stage such as by poisoning, biting, or stinging?

No. Sawflies are fairly harmless. The larval stage of a few species can secrete a liquid that can irritate the eyes/skin, but one would have to be purposefully handling them and then rubbing their skin or face to get to that point.

As a note, even “dangerous” animals are relatively benign if the appropriate space and respect are given. Typically, inappropriate human behavior is what makes animals potentially dangerous.


Duh of course

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Are there any irritating species in australia?

Beware the drop bears

(Sorry about the flagged post - the joke is not mine - it came from an Australian)


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Duh of course

Not silly and not necessary

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I know.