Arge enodis (Linnaeus, 1767)

Arge enodis

One of the black species. The apex of the wing (beyond the stigma) is clear, contrasting with a deeply infuscate base.

 

Status: Uncommon

Distribution: England

Flight period: May to June

Plant associations: Salix spp. (willows)

References:

Benson, R.B., 1952. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. Hymenoptera, Symphyta, Vol 6, Section 2(a-c), Royal Entomological Society, London

Liston A, Knight G, Sheppard D, Broad G, Livermore L (2014) Checklist of British and Irish Hymenoptera - Sawflies, ‘Symphyta’. Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e1168. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1168