Honeysuckle Sawfly - Zaraea lonicerae
A large wide bodied sawfly with fourth antennal segment being very swollen, which is diagnostic.
Clubbed antennae should be visible.
Where the larval foodplants Honeysuckle or Snowberry are present.
Larvae feed on Honeysuckle or Snowberry.
Seems to be uncommon or little recorded in Britain.
Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. The record of April 2018 is thought to be a 1st for VC55.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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