Rhogogaster chambersi

Alternative names
Cytisogaster chambersi
Description

6 to 8.5 mm. The hind tibia are lined with black on the anterio-dorsal face. Facial markings and saw teeth are diagnostic. Most of the stigma is pale.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

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Habitat

Various habitats.

When to see it

May to July.

UK Status

It is widely distributed in Britain with records from England, Scotland and Wales, but does not appear to be particularly common.

VC55 Status

Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Species profile

Species group:
Sawflies
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Hymenoptera
Family:
Tenthredinidae
Records on NatureSpot:
1
First record:
17/05/2020 (Skevington, Mark)
Last record:
17/05/2020 (Skevington, Mark)

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