Pamphilius betulae


A mostly yellow sawfly with thin, thread like antennae.

Identification difficulty

Often located in well wooded areas.

When to see it

June to September.

Life History

The larvae live and feed within rolled leaves.

UK Status

Status in Britain is not known, but the lack of records suggests that it may be rather uncommon.

VC55 Status

This may be the first record of this species in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map