Aglaostigma aucupariae


    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.

    Identification difficulty
    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.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map