British Isles invertebrates
 

Abax parallelipipedus ground beetle

 

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Hawthorn shieldbug

 

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Hawthorn shieldbug

 

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Hawthorn shieldbug

 

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Hawthorn shieldbug

 

Aceria aceriscampestris field maple red pustule gall (a mite)

 

Aceria aceriscampestris field maple red pustule gall (a mite)

 

Aceria cephaloneus mite gall on sycamore

 

Aceria macrochelus mite galls on Acer campestre

 

Acilius sulcatus Lesser Diving Beetle

 

Adalia bipunctata 2-spot Ladybird

 

Adalia bipunctata 2-spot Ladybird

 

Adalia decempunctata 10-spot Ladybird

 

Adela reaumurella micro-moth

 

Aelia acuminata Bishop's mitre shieldbug

 

Aeshna cyanea Southern hawker dragonfly

 

Aeshna cyanea Southern Hawker  female egg laying

 

Aeshna cyanea Southern Hawker  female egg laying

 

Aeshna grandis Brown hawker dragonfly

 

Aeshna grandis Brown Hawker female egg laying

 

Aeschna isosceles Norfolk hawker dragonfly

 

Aeshna juncea Common Hawker

 

Aeshna mixta Migrant hawker mating wheel

 

Aeshna mixta Migrant hawker dragonfly male

 

Aglais urticae Small tortoiseshell

 

Aglais urticae Small tortoiseshell

 

Small tortoiseshell Aglais urticae catterpillars on nettles

 

Small tortoiseshell Aglais urticae catterpillars on nettles

 

Agrion splendens Banded Agrion

 

Heart and Dart moth Agrotis exclamationis

 

Amblyteles armatorius Ichneumon

 

Ammophila sabulosa

 

Ammophila sabulosa a sand wasp

 

Amphimallon solstitiale Summer Chafer

 

Amphimallon solstitiale Summer Chafer

 

Amphimallon solstitiale Summer Chafer

 

Anasimyia lineata

 

Andrena sp a solitary bee

 

Andrena mining bee (check)

 

Andrena mining bee on common fleabane Pulicaria dysenterica

 

Andrena carantonica

 

Andrena chrysoceles (?)

 

Andrena haemorrhoa mining bee

 

Andricus quercuscalicis gall wasp causing Knopper gall

 

Anoplius viaticus A Spider-hunting Wasp

 

Anthidium manicatum Wool Carder bee

 

Apamea monoglypha and Apamea lithoxylaea moth

 

Apamea sordens Rustic Shoulder-knot

 

Apatura iris Purple emperor

 

Aphantopus hyperantus Ringlet butterfly

 

Aphantopus hyperantus Ringlet

 

Ant tending aphids

 

Aphis sp. Aphids on Sallow (Salix)

 

Aphis sp. Aphids on Sallow (Salix) with hoverfly(?) larva eating them

 

Aphis sp. Aphids on Sallow (Salix)

 

Aphids

 

Aphrophora alni

 

Apis mellifera Honey bees

 

Apis mellifera Honey bees

 

Apoderus coryli

 

Aprophora salicina froghopper bug

 

Arctia caja GardenTiger

 

Arctia caja GardenTiger

 

Argynnis adippe High brown fritillary butterflies

 

Argynnis aglaja Dark Green Fritillary

 

Argynnis paphia Silver-washed Fritillary female

 

Argynnis paphia Silver-washed Fritillary female

 

Argynnis paphia Silver washed fritillary butterfly

 

Argynnis paphia Silver washed fritillary butterfly

 

Argynnis paphia Silver-washed Fritillary male

 

Argynnis paphia Silver-washed Fritillary male

 

Argyresthia goedartella

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Arianta arbustorum Copse snail

 

Aricia agrestis Brown argus

 

Aricia agestis Brown Argus female

 

Arion ater agg

 

Armadillidium vulgare Common pill woodlouse

 

Armadillidium vulgare Common pill woodlouse

 

Armadillidium vulgare Common Pill Woodlouse

 

Asilidae Robber-fly

 

Asilus crabroniformis Robber fly

 



 

Beetle larva under cow pat

 

Beetle larva catching woodlouse

 

Bibio

 

Bicellaria

 

Peppered moth non melanic form Biston betularia

 

Peppered moth non melanic form Biston betularia

 

Peppered moth non melanic form Biston betularia

 

Peppered moth non melanic form Biston betularia

 

Blaniulus guttulatus Spotted Snake Millipede eating potato

 

Blowfly trap in forest from natual history museum

 

Clossiana euphrosyne Pearl-bordered fritillary

 

Clossiana euphrosyne Pearl-bordered fritillary

 

Boloria selene Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

 

Boloria selene Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

 

Bombus bohemicus/vestalis Cuckoo Bumble Bee

 

Large Red Tailed Bumble Bee

 

Bombus lapidarius Large Red Tailed Bumble Bee

 

Bombus lucorum White-Tailed Bumble Bee

 

Bombus lucorum White-Tailed Bumble Bee

 

Bombus (Thoracombus) pascuorum Common Carder Bee

 

Bombus pratorum Early Bumble Bee with heavy load of mites

 

Bombus pratorum Early Bumble Bee

 

Bombus terrestris Bumblebee

 

Bombylius major Bee-fly

 

Bombylius major Bee-fly

 

Brachytron pratense Hairy Dragonfly

 

Brachytron pratense Hairy dragonfly female egglaying

 

Brachytron pratense Hairy dragonfly pair

 

Callimorpha dominula Scarlet Tiger

 

Callimorpha dominula Scarlet Tiger

 

Green hairstreak butterfly Callophrys rubi

 

Calocoris stysi mirid bug

 

Calopteryx splendens Banded Demoiselle or sometimes called Agrio splendens Banded Agrion

 

Calopteryx splendens Banded Demoiselle or sometimes called Agrio splendens Banded Agrion

 

Calvia 14-guttata

 

Cameraria ohridella Horse chestnut leaf miner

 

Campodea fragilis

 

Cantharis nigricans A soldier-beetle

 

Carabus problematicus (?) a violet ground beetle

 

Carabus problematicus a violet ground beetle

 

Carabus problematicus a violet ground beetle

 

Carabus violaceus Carabidae Violet ground beetle

 

Carterocephalus palaemon Chequered Skipper

 

Carterocephalus palaemon Chequered Skipper

 

Cassida viridis Green tortoise beetle

 

Cassida viridis Green Tortoise beetle

 

Cassida viridis Green Tortoise beetle

 

Cassida viridis Green Tortoise beetle

 

Catocala nupta Red Underwing

 

Catocala nupta Red underwing

 

Celastrina argiolus Holly blue female

 

Celastrina argiolus Holly blue female

 

Celastrina argiolus Holly blue female

 

Cepaea nemoralis Brown lipped snail sometimes called Grove snail

 

Cepaea nemoralis Brown lipped snail sometimes called Grove snail

 

Cepaea hortensis

 

Cepaea hortensis pink yellow brown unbanded mid and 5 banded P0 P5 Y0 Y mid Y5 B0

 

Cepaea hortensis pink yellow brown unbanded mid and 5 banded P0 P5 Y0 Y mid Y5 B0

 

Cepaea hortensis White lipped snail Y5

 

Cepaea hortensis White lipped snail Y5

 

Cepaea hortensis White lipped snail

 

Cepaea nemoralis unbanded yellow Y0

 

Cepaea nemoralis unbanded yellow Y0

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail or Grove snail P0 P mid P5 Y mid Y5 B mid B5

 

Cepaea nemoralis yellow 5 banded Y5

 

Cepaea nemoralis yellow 5 banded Y5

 

Cepaea nemoralis pink 5 banded P5

 

Cepaea nemoralis pink 5 banded P5

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail or Grove snail

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail Y3

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail P0

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail Y5

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail P3

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail Y0

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail P3

 

Cepaea nemoralis Banded snail 'kissing' (actually just touching foot to foot)

 

Cepaea nemoralis

 

Cepaea nemoralis Brown-lipped snail

 

mixed Cepaea snails

 

mixed Cepaea snails

 

Cerambycidae Longhorn beetle

 

Cerceris rybyensis Ornate Tailed Digger Wasp

 

Cercopis vulnerata Froghopper

 

Chaetostomella cylindrica

 

Chironomid male adult

 

Chironomidae female

 

Chironomus plumosus non-biting Chironomidae midge (exact species uncertain but looks very much like this one)

 

Chirosia betuleti Anthomyiidae leaf miner fly on fern

 

Chlorthippus brunneus Field grasshopper

 

Chorthippus brunneus Field Grasshopper

 

Chorthippus brunneus Common Field Grasshopper

 

Chorthippus brunneus Common Field Grasshopper

 

Chorthippus brunneus Field grasshopper

 

Chlorthippus parallelus Meadow grasshopper

 

Chorthippus parallelus Meadow Grasshopper

 

Chorthippus parallelus Meadow Grasshopper

 

Chorthippus parallelus Meadow grasshopper

 

Chrysis Ruby-tailed Wasp

 

Chrysis viridula a Cuckoo wasp

 

Chrysolina americana Rosemary beetle on rosemary in parents garden

 

Chrysomela populi Leaf beetle

 

Chrysomela populi Leaf beetle

 

Chrysopa perla Lacewing

 

Chrysoperla carnea Green lacewing

 

Chrysopidae Green lacewing larva camouflaged (?)

 

Chrysopidae Green lacewing larva camouflaged (?)

 

Chrysopilus asiliformis Little Snipefly

 

Chrysops caecutiens

 

Chrysotoxum bicinctum

 

Chrysotoxum cautum

 

Chrysotoxum cautum

 

Cicadella viridis Leafhopper (check)

 

Cicadella viridis Leafhopper (check)

 

Cicindela campestris Green Tiger Beetle

 

Cilix glaucata Chinese character

 

Cionus hortulanus (?) weevil

 



 

Clausilia bidentata Two-toothed Door Snail (?)

 

Clausiliidae door snail

 

Cloeon dipterum male mayfly

 

Clytus arietis Wasp beetle

 

Clytus arietis Wasp beetle

 

Coccinella 7-punctata 7 spot Ladybird

 

Coccinella 7-punctata 7-spot ladybird

 

Coccinella 7-punctata 7-spot ladybird

 

Coccinella 7-punctata 7-spot Ladybird

 

Coccinella_7-punctata 7-spot ladybird larva

 

Cochlicella acuta Point Snails on Plantain seedheads in sand dunes by the sea

 

Cochlodina laminata

 

Coenagrion mercuriale Southern damselfly

 

Coenagrion puella Azure damselfly

 

Coenagrion puella Azure damselfly

 

Coenagrion puella Azure Damselfly

 



 

Coenagrion puella Azure damselfly

 

Coenonympha pamphilus Small heath

 

Conocephalus discolor Long-winged cone-head nymph

 

Conocephalus discolor Long-winged cone-head

 

Conocephalus discolor Long-winged cone-head

 

Cordilura a scathophagid fly

 

Cordulegaster boltonii Golden-ringed Dragonfly

 

Cordulia aenea Downy Emerald (immature male)

 

Cordulia aenea Downy Emerald (immature male)

 

Coreus marginatus Dock bug

 

Coreus marginatus Dock bug

 

Coreus marginatus Dock bug

 

Coreus marginatus Dock bug

 

Crambus pascuella grass moth

 

Cryptops hortensis

 

Cucullia asteris Star-wort moth

 

Cucullia verbasci Mullein Moth

 

Culicidae Mosquito larva

 

Cupido minimus Small blue butterfly

 

Curculio nucum weevil which feeds on hazel nuts.  This specimen was found on Walton-on-the-Naze beach blown there away from suitable habitat.

 

Curculio nucum weevil which feeds on hazel nuts.  This specimen was found on Walton-on-the-Naze beach blown there away from suitable habitat.

 

Curculio nucum Nut Weevil

 

Curculio nucum Nut Weevil

 

Cynips quercusfolii

 

Dalopius marginatus a click beetle (?)

 

Dascillus cervinus Orchid Beetle

 

Death's Head Hawk moth Acherontia atropos

 

Elephant Hawk moth Deilephila elpenor

 

Dendroxena quadrimaculata

 

Dendroxena quadrimaculata

 

Dendroxena quadrimaculata

 

Denticollis linearis a click beetle

 

Dexiosoma caninum

 

Diachrisia chrysitis Burnished Brass moth

 

Burnished brass moth Diachrysia chrysitis

 

Diastrophus rubi gall wasp gall on Rubus blackberry stem

 

Dioctria rufipes

 

Diplolepis rosae Robin's pincushion gall

 

Discomyza incurva

 

Discus rotundatus Rounded Snail

 

Dolomedes fimbriatus

 

Dolomedes fimbriatus

 

Dolomedes fimbriatus

 

Dolomedes fimbriatus spider in bog new forest

 

Dolycoris baccarum Hairy shieldbug

 

Dolycoris baccarum Hairy shieldbug

 

Dolycoris baccarum Hairy shieldbug

 

Dolycoris baccarum Hairy shieldbug

 

Dolycoris baccarum Hairy shieldbug

 

Dorcus parallelopipedus Lesser stag beetle

 

dragonfly larval case OU ponds

 

Dytiscus marginalis Great Diving Beetle (larva)

 

Common footman moth Eilema lurideola

 

Elasmostethus interstinctus Green birch shieldbug

 

Elasmucha grisea Parent shieldbug

 

Empis tessellata

 

Enallagma cyathigerum Common blue damselfly

 

Enallagma cyathigerum Common Blue Damselfly

 

Enallagma cyathigerum Common blue damselfly

 

Abdominal marks of Azure but rest of body as common blue.

 

Enallagma cyathigerum Common Blue Damselfly male

 

Enallagma cyathigerum Common Blue Damselfly

 

Enallagma cyathigerum Common blue damselfly

 

Ephemera Mayfly

 

Ephemera Mayfly

 

Ephemera lineata Mayfly

 

Ephemera vulgata mayfly that was being hunted by the hobbies

 

Ephemera vulgata mayfly that was being hunted by the hobbies

 

Ephemeroptera Mayfly

 

Epiblema sticticana (?)

 

Episyrphus balteatus Hover-fly

 

Eriophyes tiliae Lime nail gall

 

Eriophyes tiliae mite lime nail gall

 

Eristalis pertinax

 

Erythromma najas Red-eyed damselfly immature

 

Erythromma najas Red-eyed Damselfly male

 

Euleia heraclei Celery-fly

 

Euleia heraclei Celery-fly

 

Euleia heraclei Celery-fly

 

Eupithecia exiguata Mottled Pug

 

Euproctis similis Yellow-tail moth catterpillar

 

Eutrombidium sp. Red velvet mite

 

Eutrombidium rostratus velvet mite

 

Aeshna Exuvia either southern hawker or brown hawker

 

Eysarcoris fabricii Woundwort shieldbug

 

Eysarcoris fabricii Woundwort shieldbug

 

Eysarcoris fabricii Woundwort shieldbug

 

Falcaria lacertinaria Scalloped Hook-tip catterpillar

 



 



 

Formica rufa Wood ant

 

Formica rufa Wood ants

 

Formica rufa Wood ants

 

Formicidae flying ants

 

Froghopper, looked rather larger than most species.

 

Galeruca tanaceti

 

Neuroterus galls on oak and Pontania on willow and Aceria aceriscampestris field maple red pustule gall

 

Gasterophilus pecorum a horse bot-fly

 

Gastrophysa viridula leaf beetle

 

Gastrophysa viridula leaf beetle

 

Gastrphysa viridula green leaf beetle on dock eggs

 

Geotrupes stercorarius Dor Beetle

 

Gerris pond skater

 

Glomeris marginata pill millipede

 

Glomeris marginata pill millipede

 

Glomeris marginata pill millipede

 

Gonepteryx rhamni Brimstone

 

Gonepteryx rhamni Brimstone

 

Gonioctena decemnotata a leaf beetle

 

Graphocephala fennahi Leafhopper (from North America) lives on rhododendrons

 

Grasshopper

 

Haematopota pluvialis Cleg-fly

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin Ladybird

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin Ladybird

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin ladybird

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin ladybird

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin ladybird

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin ladybird

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin ladybird

 

Harmonia axyridis Harlequin ladybird

 

Harmonia quadripunctata Cream-streaked Ladybird

 

Harpalus

 

Harpocera thoracica bug

 

Hazel leaf rolled up by weevil of family Attelabidae or Rhynchitidae.  Possibly Apoderus coryli as the adults were present.

 

Helicella itala Heath Snail

 

Helicoverpa armigera Scarce Bordered Straw or Old World Bollworm catterpillar on cauliflower

 

Helix pomatia Roman snail or edible snail

 

Helix pomatia Roman Snail

 

Helix pomatia Roman snail

 

Helophilus pendulus hover-fly

 

Hepialus hecta Gold Swift male

 

Hepialus hecta Gold Swift male

 

Himacerus apterus Tree Damsel Bug

 

Himacerus mirmicoides Ant Damsel Bug

 

Hipparchia semele Greyling butterfly

 

Hydrometra stagnorum Water Measurer

 

Hygromia cinctella Girdled snail

 

Idaea aversata Riband Wave

 

Idaea aversata Riband wave possibly

 

Inachis io Peacock butterfly

 

Inachis io Peacock butterfly

 

Inachis io Peacock butterfly

 

Ischnura elegans Blue-tailed Damselfly

 

Ischnura elegans form rufescens Blue-tailed damselfly female

 

Isomira murina Tenebrionidae

 

Ixodes ricinus sheep tick (?)  tick in Irina's arm

 

Ixodes ricinus sheep tick (?)  tick in Irina's arm

 

Ixodes ricinus sheep tick (?)  in human leg picked up in sweet chestnut forests of northern Italy

 

Kentish glory moth catterpillar Endromis versicolora

 

Kleidocerys sp. (probably K. resedae) bug

 

Kleidocerys resedae Birch Catkin Bug

 

Lampyris noctiluca Glow-worm

 

Laothoe populi Poplar hawk moth

 

Lasiocampa quercus Oak eggar

 

Lasius fuliginosus

 

Lasius niger Black Garden Ant

 

Lasius niger/platythorax A Black Garden Ant

 

Leiobunum rotundum

 

Leiopus nebulosus Black-clouded longhorn beetle

 

Leptophyes punctatissima Speckled bush-cricket

 

Leptophyes punctatissima Speckled bush-cricket

 

Leptophyes punctatissima Speckled bush cricket female

 

Leptophyes punctatissima Speckled bush cricket female

 

Leptophyes punctatissima Speckled bush cricket female

 

Leptophyes punctatissima Speckled bush cricket female

 

Leptopterna dolabrata

 

Leptopterna dolabrata

 

Leptura rubra

 

Leptura rubra

 

Lestes sponsa Emerald damselfly female

 

Lestes sponsa Emerald damselfly

 

Lestes sponsa Emerald damselfly

 

Leucozona lucorum hover-fly

 

Leucozona lucorum hover-fly

 

Libellula depressa Broad-bodied Chaser

 

Libellula depressa Broad-bodied chaser dragonfly male

 

Libellula exuvia

 

Libellula fulva Scarce chaser dragonfly female

 

Libellula quadrimaculata Four spotted chaser dragonfly

 

Libellula quadrimaculata Four-spotted Chaser

 

Ligia oceanica Sea Slater

 

Ligia oceanica Sea Slater

 

Liloceris lilii Lily beetle a pest of lilies

 

Liloceris lilii Lily beetle

 

Liloceris lilii Lily beetle

 

Liloceris lilii Lily beetle larva covered in frass to deter predators

 

Limax maximus Great grey slug

 

Limax maximus Great Grey Slug

 

Limentitis camilla White admiral butterfly

 

Limnia unguicornis snail killing fly

 

Limonia nigropunctata

 

Liophloeus tessulatus weevil

 

Liophloeus tessulatus weevil

 

Liposthenus latreillei galls on ground ivy

 

Lithobius Centipede

 

Lithobius Centipede

 

Lithobius Centipede

 

Lithobius centipede

 

Lithobius variegatus

 

Lithobius variegatus Centipede

 

Livia juncorum gall on Juncus acutiflorus

 

Lochmaea suturalis Heather beetle damage on heather Calluna vulgaris

 

Lomographa temerata Clouded Silver

 

Lucilia caesar Greenbottle

 

Lycaena phlaeas Small copper butterfly on Pulicaria dysenterica common fleabane

 

Lycaena phlaeas Small copper

 

Lycaena phlaeas Small copper

 

Lymnaea pond snail

 

Lysandra coridon Chalkhill blue butterfly female

 

Lysandra coridon Chalkhill blue butterfly male

 

Macrosiphum euphorbiae(?) Aphids on prickly lettuce

 

Macrosiphum rosae Aphids on rose

 

Macrosiphum rosae Aphids on rose

 

Macrothylacia rubi Fox moth

 

Maniola jurtina Meadow brown butterfly

 

Maniola jurtina Meadow brown butterfly

 

Megachile leafcutter bee

 

Melanargia galathea Marbled white

 

Melanostoma scalare female

 

Melecta albifrons

 

Mellinus arvensis Field Digger Wasp

 

Mellinus arvensis

 

Mellinus arvensis

 

Mellinus arvensis with fly as prey

 

Mellinus arvensis

 

Mellinus arvensis

 

Melolontha melolontha May bug or Cockchafer

 

Merodon equestris

 

Mesembrina meridiana

 

Metrioptera roeseli Roesel's bush-cricket

 

Metrioptera roeseli Roesel's bush-cricket

 

Micraspis 16-punctata 16-spot ladybird

 

Microchrysa polita Black-horned Gem

 

Microlophium carnosum aphids on nettle

 

Microlophium carnosum aphids on nettle

 

Microplana terrestris Land Planarian

 

Microplana terrestris Land Planarian

 

Mimas tiliae Lime hawkmoth

 

Minettia inusta

 

Minettia inusta

 

Mirid bug

 

Misumena vatia male note male much smaller than female. Crab spider

 

Monacha cantiana possibly

 

Cucullia verbasci Mullein Moth

 

Mullein moth catterpillar Cullia verbasci

 

Myathropa florea Hover-fly

 

Myathropa florea Hover fly

 

Myrmecoris gracilis (?)

 

Myrmeleotettix maculatus Mottled grasshopper

 

Myrmica ruginodis Red Ant

 

Myrmica ruginodis Red Ant

 

Mythimna conigera Brown-line Bright-eye and Lacanobia oleracea Bright-line Brown-eye

 

Mythimna impura and another species

 

Nabis rugosus Common Damsel Bug (check as on lime leaf in middle of small leaved lime forest)

 

Nebria

 

Nebria brevicollis Carabidae

 

Neides tipularius a Stilt bug

 

Nemobius sylvestris Wood-cricket

 

Nemophora degeerella

 

Nemophora degeerella moth

 

Nemotelus  notatus Stratiomyidae Pollenia on fly that has just been in marsh helleborine flower

 

Neocrepidodera flea beatles

 

Nephrotoma appendiculata Spotted crane-fly

 

Neuroterus quercusbaccarum and Neuroterus numismalis causing common spangle galls and silk button galls

 

Neuroterus quercusbaccarum common spangle galls

 

Neuroterus quercusbaccarum and Neuroterus numismalis causing common spangle galls and silk button galls

 

Nomada flava bee that attacks short-tongued bees of genus Andrena

 

Capsid

 

Notostira elongata a Mirid bug

 

Ochlodes venatus Large skipper

 

Ochlodes venatus Large skipper

 

Ochlodes venatus Large skipper

 

Oedemera lurida Oedemeridae (probably)

 

Oedemera lurida

 

Oedemera nobilis Swollen-thighed Beetle

 

Omocestus rufipes Woodland grasshopper

 

Oncotylus (Oncotylus) viridiflavus Miridae

 

Oniscus asellus Common shiny woodlouse showing green colouration underneath

 

Oniscus asellus Common shiny woodlouse showing green colouration underneath

 

Oniscus asellus Common shiny woodlouse

 

Oniscus asellus common shiny woodlouse Not the most typical form.

 

Oniscus asellus Common shiny woodlouse shedding skin woodlice shed half skin at a time

 

Oniscus asellus Common shiny woodlouse

 

Orthetrum cancellatum Black-tailed skimmer dragonfly

 

Orthetrum coerulescens Keeled Skimmer male

 

Orthetrum coerulescens Keeled skimmer male

 

Otiorhynchus sulcatus Black vine weevil

 

Oxychilus juvenile

 

Oxychilus alliarius Garlic snail

 

Oxychilus alliarius Garlic snail

 

Palomena prasina Green shieldbug

 

Palomena prasina Green shieldbug

 

Panorpa communis Scorpion fly

 

Panorpa germanica scorpionfly

 

Panorpa germanica scorpionfly

 

Pararge aegeria Speckled wood

 

Pararge aegeria Speckled wood

 

Pararge aegeria Speckled wood

 

Pardosa amentata Spotted Wolf Spider (?)

 

Pentatoma rufipes Red-legged shieldbug

 

Pentatoma rufipes Red-legged shieldbug

 

Pentatoma rufipes Red-legged shieldbug

 

Pentatoma rufipes Red-legged shieldbug

 

Pentatoma rufipes Red-legged shieldbug

 

Pentatoma rufipes Forest Bug

 

Pentrophora chlorosata Brown Silver-line moth

 

Phalangium opilio

 

Phalangium opilio

 

Phalangium opilio (?)

 

Phaonia sp

 

Phaonia pallida female

 

Philaenus spumarius Cuckoo-Spit Insect

 

Philanthus triangulum Bee-killer wasp (check)

 

Philanthus triangulum Bee-killer wasp (check)

 

Philanthus triangulum Bee-killer wasp (check)

 

Philanthus triangulum Bee-killer wasp (check)

 

Philanthus triangulum Bee Wolf

 

Philodromus running crab spider

 

Philoscia muscorum Common striped woodlouse

 

Philoscia muscorum Common striped woodlouse

 

Pholcus phalangioides Spindly spider

 

Pholidoptera griseoaptera Dark bush cricket

 

Pholidoptera griseoaptera Dark Bush Cricket

 

Phryganea bipunctata A caddisfly

 

Phyllobius pomaceus (?) weevil on nettle

 

Phyllobius pomaceus (check)

 

Phyllopertha horticola Garden Chafer

 

Phyllopertha horticola Garden chafer

 

Phyllotreta nigripes (?) Flea beetle

 

Pieris brassicae Large White

 

Pieris brassicae Large White

 

Pieris brassicae Large white butterfly

 

Artogeia napi Green veined white butterfly

 

Artogeia rapae Small white

 

Artogeia rapae Small white

 

Pisaura mirabilis

 

Pisaura mirabilis Nursery-Web Spider

 

Pisaura mirabilis spider

 

Plant bug juvenile

 

Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii Ant Woodlouse with Black Garden Ant (Lasius niger/platythorax)

 

Platycnemis pennipes white legged damselfly

 

Platycnemis pennipes white legged damselfly

 

Platycnemis pennipes white legged damselfly

 

Platycnemis pennipes White-legged Damselfly male

 

Platydracus stercorarius (probably) Staphylinidae Rove beetle

 

Platystoma seminationis

 

Plebeius argus Silver studded blue male

 

Polydesmus Flat backed millipede

 

Polydesmus millipede

 

Polydesmus angustus Millipede

 

Polygonia c-album Comma butterfly

 

Polyommatus bellargus Adonis blue

 

Polyommatus bellargus Adonis blue

 

Polyommatus icarus Common Blue male

 

Polyommatus icarus Common Blue

 

Polyommatus icarus Common Blue female

 

Pomatias elegans Round-mouthed snail

 

Pomatias elegans Round-mouthed snail

 

Pomatias elegans Round-mouthed snail

 

Pontania sp. Red bean galls on willow caused by sawfly

 

Porcellio dilatatus(?)

 

Porcellio scaber woodlouse

 

Propylea 14-punctata 14-spot Ladybird

 

Propylea 14-punctata 14-spot Ladybird

 

Psithyrus campestris a cuckoo bee (?)

 

Psithyrus campestris a cuckoo bee (?)

 

Psychidae Bagworm possibly

 

Psyllopsis fraxini gall on Fraxinus excelsior ash

 

Pterophorus pentadactyla White Plume moth

 

Pterophorus pentadactyla White Plume Moth

 

Pterostichus madidus

 

Pterostichus madidus Black Clock or Strawberry beetle

 

Pulvinaria regalis Horse Chestnut Scale

 

Pyrausta aurata moth

 

Pyrausta aurata moth

 

Pyrochroa serraticornis Cardinal beetle

 

Pyrochroa serraticornis Red-headed Cardinal Beetle

 

Pyrochroa serraticornis Red-headed Cardinal Beetle

 

Pyronia tithonus Gatekeeper butterfly

 

Pyronia tithonus Gatekeeper butterfly male

 

Pyrrhosoma nymphula Large red damselfly

 

Quercusia quercus Purple hairstreak butterfly

 

Quercusia quercus Purple hairstreak butterfly

 

Red spider mite on rose

 

Rhagio scolopacea Snipe-fly

 

Rhagio tringarius

 

Rhagonycha fulva (?) Soldier beetle

 

Rhingia campestris Hover-fly

 

Rhinophora lepida

 

Rhogogaster viridis Sawfly

 

Riband wave Idaea aversata

 

Robber fly

 

Salticus sp. Jumping or Zebra spider

 

Salticus Zebra spider

 

Sarcophaga sp Flesh fly

 

Sarcophaga carnaria Flesh-fly

 

Sargus iridatus(?) Soldier fly

 

Emperor moth Saturnia pavonia

 

Emperor moth Saturnia pavonia

 

Saturina pavonia Emperor moth

 

Saturina pavonia Emperor moth

 

Saturina pavonia Emperor moth

 

Saturnia pavonia Emperor Moth (pair)

 

Scaeva pyrastri

 

Scathophaga stercoraria Yellow Dung-fly

 

Scathophaga stercoraria Yellow dung fly

 

Sciomyzid

 

Segestria florentina

 

Sepsis fulgens lesser dung fly (?)

 

Shield bug

 

Shieldbug eggs (??)

 

Shieldbug nymph

 

Sialis lutaria Alder fly (check exact species)

 

Sialis lutaria Alder fly

 

Sicus ferrugineus

 

Silk moth catterpillar

 

Silpha atrata Black snail beetle

 

Silpha atrata Black snail beetle

 

Silpha atrata Black snail beetle

 

Silpha tristis

 

Silpha tristis

 

Silpha tristis

 

Cast off skin of mayfly (only insect that moults as adult?) adult is a small mayfly with a greenish body unfortunatly flew off just before I got photo.

 



 



 

Solitary bee

 

Privit hawk moth Sphinx ligustri

 



 



 

Spider on top of plant

 

Ball of spiderlings

 

spiders web

 

Spiders web and dew

 

Spiders web with frost

 

Springtail collembola

 

Springtail collembola

 

Staphylinus olens Devil's coach-horse showing wings

 

Staphylinus olens Devil's coach-horse

 

Staphylinus olens Devil's Coach-horse

 

Steatoda nobilis false widow spider

 

Steatoda nobilis False black widow

 

Steatoda nobilis common names include cupboard spider or false black widow

 

Stethophyma grossum Large marsh grasshopper

 

Strangalia maculata

 

Strophosoma melanogrammum Weevil

 

Subcoccinella 24-punctata 24 spot ladybird

 

Succinea Amber snail

 

Suillia variegata

 

Sympetrum danae Black Darter

 

Sympetrum sanguineum Ruddy darter male

 

Sympetrum striolatum Common darter female

 

Sympetrum striolatum Common darter male

 

Sympetrum striolatum Common darter male

 

Sympetrum striolatum Common darter male

 

Symphyta a sawfly

 

Symphyta Sawfly

 

Syrphus

 

Syrphus ribesii Hover-fly

 

Tabanus bromius Band-eyed Brown Horsefly

 

Tachina fera (a parasite of butterfly and moth larvae)

 

Tachina fera

 

Tachina fera

 

Tachinidae

 

Tachypodoiulus niger millipede

 

Tachypodoiulus niger millipede

 

Tegenaria spider

 

Tegenaria House Spider

 

Tenthredo sp. Sawfly

 

Tenthredo (arcuata?) Sawfly

 

Tenthredo scrophulariae Figwort Sawfly

 

Tephritidae Picture wing fly

 

Tetragnatha sp. spider

 

Fig gall on elm leaf caused by mites Tetraneura ulmi

 

Tetrix undulata Common ground-hopper

 

Tettigonia viridissima Great Green Bush-cricket

 

Tettigonia viridissima Great Green Bush-cricket

 

Thea 22-punctata 22 spot ladybird

 

Thea 22-punctata

 

Thymelicus lineola Essex skipper

 

Thymelicus lineola Essex skipper butterfly

 

Thymelicus lineola Essex skipper

 

Thymelicus lineola Essex skipper

 

Thymelicus lineola Essex skipper

 

Thymelicus lineola Essex skipper

 

Thymelicus lineola Essex skipper

 

Thymelicus sylvestris Small Skipper

 

Timarcha tenebricosa bloody-nosed beetle(?)

 

Tipula Crane-fly

 

Tipula fascipennis a cranefly

 

Tipula paludosa Crane-fly or daddy longleggs

 

Tipulidae crane-fly

 

Tipulidae crane-fly

 

Trichia striolata

 

Trichia striolata

 

Trichia striolata the two on left and Monacha cantiana on right

 

Troilus luridus Bronze shieldbug

 

Tyria jacobaeae Cinnabar moth catterpillar not on ragwort

 

Tyria jacobaeae Cinnabar moth

 

Tyria jacobaeae Cinnabar moth

 

Tyria jacobaeae Cinnabar moth on ragwort

 

Tyria jacobaeae Cinnabar moth

 

Urophora cardui Tephritid fly gall on creeping thistle

 

Vanessa atalanta Red admiral

 

Vanessa atalanta Red admiral

 

Vanessa atalanta Red admiral

 

Vanessa atalanta Red admiral butterfly on dung

 

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral

 

Vanessa atalanta red admiral

 

Vanessa atalanta Red admiral

 

Vanessa atalanta Red admiral butterfly

 

Vanessa cardui Painted lady butterfly

 

Vanessa cardui Painted lady butterfly

 

Vanessa cardui Painted lady butterfly on Bluebell

 

Vanessa cardui Painted lady butterfly on Bluebell

 

Volucella Hover-fly

 

Volucella Hover-fly

 

Volucella bombylans hover-fly

 

Volucella bombylans Hover-fly

 

Volucella inanis a hoverfly larva that lives as a scavenger in wasp and bee nests

 

Volucella inanis a hoverfly larva that lives as a scavenger in wasp and bee nests

 

Volucella inanis a hoverfly larva that lives as a scavenger in wasp and bee nests

 

Volucella inanis a hoverfly larva that lives as a scavenger in wasp and bee nests

 

Volucella inanis a hoverfly larva that lives as a scavenger in wasp and bee nests

 

Wasps on fallen pear

 

Wasps on fallen pear

 

Wasps on fallen pear

 

Worm casts

 

Xanthogramma pedissequum Hover-fly wasp mimic larva feeds on aphids

 

Xylota segnis a hoverfly

 

Xysticus sp

 

Xysticus sp

 

Xysticus cristatus (or similar) Crab spider

 

Xysticus erraticus Crab spider

 

Yponomeuta web forming catterpillars OU meadow

 

Yponomeuta web forming catterpillars OU meadow

 

Zicrona caerulea Blue shieldbug

 

Burnet moth catterpillar Zygaena sp.

 

Zygaena filipendulae 6-spot burnet moth

 

Zygaena filipendulae stephensi Six-spot Burnet

 

Zygaena trifolii Five-spot Burnet

 



 



 



 

Millipede

 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 

mealy bug on streptocarpus