home recording

study and identification


R. B. Benson’s identification handbook


view | download


Knight, G. T. (ed.) (2015).

Robert B. Benson’s handbooks for the identification of British sawflies (1951-1958).

Version 1: Annotated to include current names and subsequently added species.

National Museums Liverpool. 302 pp.


recommended reading


view | download


host plants of British sawflies


view | download


Knight, G. T. (2015).

Host plants of British sawflies. National Museums Liverpool. 32 pp.


word power!


view | download 53KB


Some alternatives to technical (non-anatomical) terms

As used in R. B. Benson’s identification handbooks


studying sawfly life histories information sheet a3

Page 1


view | download 1.52MB


higher groupings of British sawflies ‘mandala’ a3


view | download 1.63MB

GARDEN SAWFLY SURVEY POSTER a3.pdf HIGHER GROUPINGS MANDALA a3.pdf STUDYING LIFE HISTORIES a3 (PAGE_1).pdf WORD POWER.pdf


anatomy of adult sawflies


view | download


anatomy of sawfly larvae


view | download


garden sawfly survey poster a3


view | download 6.01MB


references cited in the species accounts


view | download


garden sawfly survey booklet

view | download


studying sawfly life histories information sheet a3

Page 2


view | download 1.58MB

STUDYING LIFE HISTORIES a3 (PAGE_2).pdf