Reed Stem Borer - Calameuta filiformis
This is a long thin bodied sawfly with wasp like black and yellow bands.
Reed beds, grassland and other well vegetated places.
Late spring to autumn.
Larvae feed within the stems of various grasses and reeds.
Widespread in England.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland is not known.
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