7-9mm - this Spring sawfly has a bright orange band across the middle of its abdomen.
A. fulvipes is similar but has white markings on the sides or underneath of the abdomen.
A side view is needed to ensure there are no white markings on the abdomen.
March - June
Fairly frequent in England, few records from elsewhere in Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015