Raspberry Sawfly - Monophadnoides geniculatus
The adult sawfly is a small (6 mm) black insect with a yellow band on the abdomen and clear wings.
Where the larval foodplants occur.
Adults emerge in spring.
Larvae feed mainly on Raspberry but will also feed on the leaves of species such as Geum and Filipendula as well as other Rubus species.
Exact status in Britain is difficult to determine due to lack of records, but it seems to be fairly widespread.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015