Aglaostigma aucupariae - Aglaostigma aucupariae

Description

7-9mm - this Spring sawfly has a bright orange band across the middle of its abdomen.

Similar Species

A. fulvipes is similar but has white markings on the sides or underneath of the abdomen.

Photo ID?
ID guidance

A side view is needed to ensure there are no white markings on the abdomen.

When to see it

March - June

UK Status

Fairly frequent in England, few records from elsewhere in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map