Zaraea fasciata


    This is a Club-horned Sawfly. It is a very striking creature and looks superficially like a fly, but it has 4 wings.

    Identification difficulty

    Adults will forage on umbellifers such as Angelica

    When to see it

    June to August

    Life History

    The larvae live on Honeysuckle, although possibly use Snowberry as well.

    UK Status

    Uncommon with most British records coming from England and Wales

    VC55 Status

    Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map