Macrophya ribis - Macrophya ribis
This is one of several similar sawfly species with black bodies and yellow banding on the legs.
Where the image has not received expert verification, which is necessary to be certain of accuracy in this species, it is highlighted with a red box. For that reason it is only claimed as likely to be this species.
Hedgerows, woodland edges
May to July
Larvae associated with Elder
Common with most British records coming from England
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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