Cimbex quadrimaculatus

Only a single specimen recorded historically from Britain.

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Size: 20? - 28mm?

Status: Extinct in Britain and Ireland

Distribution: England

Flight period: May? to July?

Plant associations: unknown. On the continent Prunus dulcis (almond)


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.