Ametastegia glabrata


    Length 5.5 to 8 mm. This is a black sawfly with striking orange legs.

    Identification difficulty

    Found around hedgerows and flower meadows.

    When to see it

    April to September.

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map