home recording


There are lots of reasons to make contact - in each case please send an email with any necessary attachments to britishsawflies@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Submit records (any format containing at least date, locality and observer for each record)

Submit a newsletter article

Submit images for the species pages (containing at least date, locality and observer for each photograph)

Offer corrections (always welcome!)

Seek help with identifications

Offer voluntary help with the recording scheme

Contact National Museums Liverpool (donations of specimens are welcome - you may even want to volunteer to help out with the collections! The museum’s Entomology Biodiversity Advisory Service can also be commissioned for site surveys and similar projects)

The british sawflies website, Sawfly Study Group Newsletter and national sawfly recording scheme are run by:

Guy Knight, Senior Curator - Zoology, World Museum, National Museums Liverpool, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN, UK.

‘After a childhood of fascination with insects I settled on sawflies as my favourite while still a schoolboy some 25 years ago. I feel I still have a lot to learn but at least I am now in a position to pass on information that would have helped a lot when I was first starting out.’

Photograph by Alan Watson Featherstone, Trees for Life, Dundreggan Estate, 2011.