A black bodied sawfly with striking, blood red ‘thighs’.
Hedgerows and well vegetated areas.
April to June.
The larvae feed on the leaves of various plants.
Seems to be widespread, but not well recorded in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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