Adults: Small black sawflies. Females only. 4.5 mm long. Black thorax with yellow pronotum and tegula, white legs but with coxa and basal half of femur black. Forewing with slight brown band.
Around Birch and other deciduous trees.
Larvae: Creamy white with distinct brown head capsule about 8 mm long at the last feeding stage. Food plants Birch, but also Sycamore and Field Maple.
Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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