Dolerus nigratus


    One of many similar black sawflies with a dark wing stigma.

    Identification difficulty

    Hedgerows and flowery verges.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in the southern half of Britain at least.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent 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