Pristiphora monogyniae

    Alt Name
    Micronematus monogyniae

    Micronematus monogyniae is a sawfly whose larva causes a leaf roll gall on the leaves of Blackthorn.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall


    Wherever Blackthorn is plentiful.

    When to see it

    Galls occur in summer and autumn whilst Blackthorn is in leaf.

    UK Status

    Widespread, but not well recorded in England.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map