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Bees, Wasps and Ants

Sawflies are not flies but relatives of bees and wasps.  Not strong fliers and tend to stay on bushes and pants where they feed on pollen. Variable insects, some have saw-like ovipositors.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Curled Rose Sawfly

Allantus cinctus

Birch Sawfly

Cimbex femoratus

Turnip Sawfly

Athalia rosae

Honeysuckle sawfly

Zaraea lonicerae

Sawfly (M duodecimpunctata)

Macrophya duodecimpunctata

Sawfly (T livida)

Tenthredo livida

Sawfly (R viridis)

Rhogogaster viridis

Sawfly (T mesomela)

Tenthredo mesomela

Figwort Sawfly

Tenthredo scrophulariae

Giant Woodwasp

Urocerus gigas