Allantus cingulatus

    Description

    Allantus cingulatus is a mainly black sawfly with a fairly wide yellow band on the abdomen.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Well vegetated areas. It is associated with various species of the rose family.

    When to see it

    Late spring and summer.

    UK Status

    A local species mainly found in England and south Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    Map key:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)

    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records

    • RED = 2020+
    • DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
    • LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015

     

    UK Map