As far as is know this species is not found in Britain. One of the dark species, A. metallica has a bronze sheen. The flagellae are yellow but may be suffused with black in the males. The hind tibia is brown with a white base.
Flight period: June
Plant associations: Betula spp. (birch)
The National Biodiversity Network records are shown on the map below. (See terms and conditions)
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