Hoplocampa alpina - Hoplocampa alpina
Length 3.5 to 5.5 mm. This is a small, rather plain pale yellow sawfly.
Most likely to be encountered in areas where Rowan is present.
May and June.
Larvae feed on the developing fruits of Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia).
A local species in Britain where there are few records.
Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. The High Cross record of 3rd June 2016 is the first for our area (VC55).
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