Length 8 to 11 mm. Similar to several other Tenthredo species, particularly Tenthredo notha, with an abdomen that is banded with greeny-yellow and black and wings that are slightly shaded brown with a long brown stigma along the edge.
Flower rich meadows.
April to July.
The nocturnal larva grazes the leaves of White Clover.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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