Pseudoclavellaria amerinae

The one record in Britain from Windsor in 1825 was considered to be of doubtful provenance by Benson. It is a large and striking species that, if present, would surely have been seen subsequently (Musgrove, 2022).

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Size: not known

GB IUCN Status: Not Applicable
GB Rarity Status: Not Applicable

Distribution: Not Applicable

Flight period: not known

Plant associations: On the continent white willow, crack willow and poplars (Salix alba, Salix fragilis and Populus)


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.

Liston, A. D.; Skacel, P. 2015: The reappearance of Pseudoclavellaria amerinae (Linnaeus, 1758) in Germany (Hymenoptera, Cimbicidae). - Contributions to Entomology. Beiträge zur Entomologie., Keltern 65(1): 125 -129.

Musgrove, A.J. 2022. A review of the status of sawflies of Great Britain - Phase 1: families other than Tenthredinidae. Natural England, unpublished