Geranium Sawfly - Ametastegia carpini

    Alt Name
    Protoemphytus carpini
    Description

    The adult sawfly is largely black, but it is the larvae that are more often noticed as they feed on Geranium plants.

    Photo ID?
    Habitat

    Associated with species of Geranium.

    When to see it

    Summer

    Life History

    The larvae feed on the leaves of geranium.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in England.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map