Sometimes known as the Rose slug sawfly, the larvae has a transparent yellow-green body and orangey-brown head
This species has a red ID rating and unless identified by a known expert you must provide a satisfactory explanation of how it was identified for the record to be accepted.
It is usually the larva that is recorded it feeds on roses, skeletonising the leaves.
See under 'Habitat'
Scattered records from England and Wales.
Uncommon or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. The Cropston record of 5th July 2015 is believed to be the first for our area.
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015