Sawfly on Calluna in heathy churchyard

Sawfly on Calluna in heathy churchyard

Observation - Sawfly on Calluna in heathy churchyard - UK and Ireland. Description: There were approximately 6 of these sawfly settling on the top of a large clump of calluna vulgaris. They appeared to be holding small territories on it. It was a very hot day in full sun. There was much Devil's-bit Scabious, Succissa pratensis in the

There were approximately 6 of these sawfly settling on the top of a large clump of calluna vulgaris. They appeared to be holding small territories on it. It was a very hot day in full sun.

There was much Devil's-bit Scabious, Succissa pratensis in the churchyard.