abia sp.

abia sp.

Observation - abia sp. - UK and Ireland. Description: Sawfly larva hiding between decking boards. First identified this species in our garden in April 2011, have cocooned between deck boards and seen every year since then - adults laying eggs in honeysuckle leaves and larvae feeding on the honeysuckle leave

Sawfly larva hiding between decking boards. First identified this species in our garden in April 2011, have cocooned between deck boards and seen every year since then - adults laying eggs in honeysuckle leaves and larvae feeding on the honeysuckle leaves!