Pristiphora armata


    This small sawfly has yellow legs which are blacker around the thighs; the wings have a dark stigma.

    Identification difficulty

    Hedgerows containing hawthorn.

    When to see it

    May to July.

    Life History

    Larvae feed on hawthorn.

    UK Status

    Scattered records from across England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map