Solomons-seal Sawfly - Phymatocera aterrima
The adult sawfly is 8 or 9 mm long and all black.
Anywhere that Solomon's-seal is found.
Adults May and June.
The larvae feed on Solomon's-seal in summer. The pupation takes place in the ground. The pupa overwinters.
Scattered records from throughout Britain, but mainly from England.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland is not known.
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015