Allantus cingulatus


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

Identification difficulty

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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map