Dolerus (Loderus) gilvipes (Klug, 1818)

Dolerus gilvipes

We do not have a description for this species as yet. This will key to Dolerus pratorum in Benson's key as he considered it a subspecies.

 

Status: Rare

Distribution: England, Scotland

Flight period: May to June

Plant associations: Equisetum sp? (horsetails)

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