Tenthredo mesomela (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sawflies are notoriously difficult to identify and tend to be avoided by many entomologists. Tenthredo mesomela is perhaps one of the easier species to determine, but there are similar looking species and correct identification still has to be made carefully. Due to the lack of interest in recording Sawflies locally, there tend to be few modern Nottinghamshire records.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tenthredo mesomela
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated February 2017

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