This is one of several similar sawfly species with black bodies and yellow banding on the legs.
Images in a pink box are thought to be this species but the identity has not been confirmed.
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.
Hedgerows, woodland edges
May to July
Larvae associated with Elder
Common with most British records coming from England
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015