There are a number of tussock moths, sawflies, beetles, etc., which feed on the leaves of nut trees.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
Maple says she cannot get rid of the sawflies out of that room you pass through at the other end of the hall.
"A Thin Ghost and Others" by M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
This bird also eats beetles, grasshoppers, sawflies, and spiders.
"Bird Day; How to prepare for it" by Charles Almanzo Babcock
Erucina: the caterpillar-like larvae of sawflies and the like.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The Slug-worm is so called from the similarity of the larva of this sawfly to a small black slug.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
There are several kinds of sawflies, and their destructive methods vary.
"Roses and Rose Growing" by Rose Georgina Kingsley
To this order belong the gallflies, the sawflies, the ichneumons, and, above all, the ants and bees.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects" by Sir John Lubbock
There must have been a warning given once:
No tree, on pain of withering and sawfly,
To reach the slimmest of his snaky toes
Into this mounded sward and rumple it;
All trees stand back: taboo is on this soil. —
"Ryton Firs" by Lascelles Abercrombie