Mainly black in the female with lateral yellow marks each side of the abdomen. The stigma is pale with dark margins and the tibia and tarsi are pale.
Larvae feed on junipers.
Size: 5 - 6mm
Distribution: Scotland, Ireland
Flight period: Univoltine, May to June
Plant associations: Juniperus spp. (junipers)
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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