home recording

external links

Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) http://www.opalexplorenature.org

Want to explore your environment and learn more about the nature right on your doorstep? Want to help UK scientists with exciting research? The british sawflies website and Garden Sawfly Survey are supported by OPAL.

Lancashire & Cheshire Entomological Society http://lces.org

Promoting the study of invertebrates in North West England and North Wales. The LCES is the hosting organisation for the british sawflies website and Garden Sawfly Survey.

National Museums Liverpool http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

A group of free museums and galleries housing varied collections. Sawfly research is supported by World Museum http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/collections/zoology/index.aspx.

Biological Records Centre http://www.brc.ac.uk

The national sawfly recording scheme (part of this website) is coordinated by the Biological Records Centre.

Checklist of British and Irish Sawflies http://biodiversitydatajournal.com/articles.php?id=1168

Liston, A. D., Knight, G. T., Sheppard, D. A., Broad, G. R., Livermore, L. (2014) Checklist of British and Irish Hymenoptera - Sawflies, ‘Symphyta’. Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e1168. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.2.e1168 - this forms the taxonomic basis of the british sawflies website. Synonomy and notes, in large part due to the work of the senior author, are reproduced here on the species pages.

Royal Entomological Society http://www.royensoc.co.uk/publications/index.htm

Pdfs of out of print Royal Entomological Society identification handbooks.

ECatSym: Electronic World Catalog of Symphyta http://sdei.senckenberg.de/ecatsym/

The definitive database on world sawfly taxonomy and taxonomic literature.


Information on recent research and pdfs of Lorenz, H. & Kraus M. (1957): Die Larvalsystematik der Blattwespen (Tenthredinoidea und Megalodontoidea). - Abhandlungen zur Larvalsystematik der Insekten, Berlin 1: 1-389. and Taeger, A.; Altenhofer, E.; Blank, S. M.; Jansen, E.; Kraus, M.; Pschorn-Walcher, H. & Ritzau, C. (1998): Kommentare zur Biologie, Verbreitung und Gefährdung der Pflanzenwespen Deutschlands (Hymenoptera, Symphyta) pp. 49-135. In: Taeger, A. & Blank, S. M.(eds) 1998: Pflanzenwespen Deutschlands (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Kommentierte Bestandsaufnahme. - Goecke & Evers, Keltern: 1-364 + [3] pp.


Pdf version of Berland, L. (1947): Faune de France 47. Hyménoptères Tenthredoïdes. 496 pp.


Information and images of all British leaf-mining sawflies and other leaf mining insects.