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Sawfly sp?

Observed: 28th July 2011 By: Robert Coleman
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
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40mm long 2 pairs of wings front pair larger than hind. In flight slow with at least hind legs obvious and trailling.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


LordMuzzy's picture

Definitely one of the two but

Definitely one of the two but either way a great spot! You may find this article interesting -



Martin Harvey's picture

large sawflies

These large sawflies are tricky to identify, but the markings on the abdomen are an exact match for typical Cimbex connatus, so that gets my vote. Not something that's seen very often, a good record.

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