Cimbex femoratus (Linnaeus, 1758)

birch sawfly, buton horn sheet wasp

on Betula

Cimbex femoratus on Betula spec.

Betula spec., Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Rekem, Vallei van de Zijpbeek, 16.ix.2017 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Cimbex femoratus on Betula spec.

detail

Cimbex femoratus on Betula spec.

the striking dorsal line

parasite

Larvae free on the plant.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Cimbex femorata.

references

Benson (1951a), Lorenz & Kraus (1957a), Pesarini & Turrisi (2006a), Pschorn-Walcher & Altenhofer (2000a), Savina & Chevin (2012a).

mod 9.iii.2020