Cephus nigrinus


    This sawfly has a black abdomen and yellow legs with black thighs.

    Identification difficulty

    Tends to favour woodland and other well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    May and June.

    UK Status

    Widespread but infrequently recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. The Holwell record of 11.5.2017 is the first record for VC55.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map