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Day 514 Turnip sawfly / Rübsen-Blattwespe

This rather handsomely coloured insect is a Turnip sawfly (Athalia rosae). It is sometimes the most common sawfly to be found in certain areas of Germany from May to October. 103 more words



I found this creature on my fence, I have not seen one before in the area so of course had to take it’s pic. After searching online the closest match is to a Bottlebrush Sawfly even though they are supposed to be orange in colour and this one was yellow, it may be area difference not sure but he still looked colourful :)