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NT2470 : A Varied Carpet Beetle by M J Richardson A Varied Carpet Beetle by M J Richardson
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Anthrenus verbasci [also known as the Varied or Small Cabinet Beetle] is one of... (more)
Tags: insect:AnthrenusX   insect:BeetleX   Carpet BeetleX   type:Close LookX   insect:ColeopteraX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : Cuckoo Spit on Mint by M J Richardson Cuckoo Spit on Mint by M J Richardson
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Cuckoo spit is produced by the nymphs [juvenile stage of some insects] of Common... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Cuckoo SpitX   place:EdinburghX   insect:FroghopperX   insect:HemipteraX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   plant:MintX   place:MorningsideX   insect:PhilaenusX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT1962 : Caterpillar by Anne Burgess Caterpillar by Anne Burgess
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We were surprised to see this caterpillar making its way briskly across the road... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Insect   subject:Insect   Insect LarvaeX   InsectsX   insect:MothX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ4358 : Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess
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We saw several of these, and one Small Tortoiseshell, but only this one was... (more)
NJ3543 : Insect on Marsh Thistle by Anne Burgess Insect on Marsh Thistle by Anne Burgess
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I'm afraid I don't know what sort of insect, let alone which species,... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Insect   subject:Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2271 : 7-spot Ladybird - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson 7-spot Ladybird - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson
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The commonest European Ladybird - they do gardeners a favour by laying eggs... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   type:Close LookX   insect:CoccinellaX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   insect:LadybirdX   top:LowlandsX   top:Park and Public GardensX   place:SaughtonX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : Froghopper nymph - ventral view by M J Richardson Froghopper nymph - ventral view by M J Richardson
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The piercing mouth part, the dark line along the centre between the legs, is 1mm... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Cuckoo SpitX   place:EdinburghX   insect:FroghopperX   insect:HemipteraX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   insect:PhilaenusX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : Froghopper nymphs from Cuckoo spit by M J Richardson Froghopper nymphs from Cuckoo spit by M J Richardson
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Nymphs of Philaenus spumarius from Cuckoo spit on the Mint in NT2470 : Cuckoo Spit on Mint. They... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Cuckoo SpitX   place:EdinburghX   insect:FroghopperX   insect:HemipteraX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   insect:PhilaenusX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
J5180 : Fly, Bangor by Rossographer Fly, Bangor by Rossographer
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Macro of a fly on hedging in Bangor. Possibly a Flesh Fly... (more)
NX0053 : Bristletail (Microcoryphia sp) by Anne Burgess Bristletail (Microcoryphia sp) by Anne Burgess
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A long black insect contrasts with the white quartz rock. Thanks to Penny Mayes... (more)
SY6788 : Skipper Butterfly by Anne Burgess Skipper Butterfly by Anne Burgess
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I'm having a small amount of trouble with identifying this butterfly.... (more)
Tags: ButterfliesX   insect:ButterflyX   subject:ButterflyX   subject:Insect   Insect   InsectsX   butterfly:Marbled WhiteX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
SJ8959 : Yellow Iris flower by Jonathan Kington Yellow Iris flower by Jonathan Kington
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This Yellow Iris flower with bud behind and fly feeding is one of the flowers... (more)
NS3977 : A Green Lacewing (Chrysopa perla) by Lairich Rig A Green Lacewing (Chrysopa perla) by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
This is not the only species of Green Lacewing in Britain; there are about 18... (more)
Tags: bucket:CloseupX   Insect   LacewingX   bucket:LifeX   top:Woodland, ForestX  
NS3677 : Hawthorn Shield Bug by Lairich Rig Hawthorn Shield Bug by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
(Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) This is one of the Shield Bugs, so called... (more)
Tags: bucket:CloseupX   Insect   bucket:LifeX   Shield BugX   top:Woodland, ForestX  
NT2271 : 7-spot Ladybird larva - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson 7-spot Ladybird larva - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson
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The commonest European Ladybird - the larvae do gardeners a favour by feeding on... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   Beetle LarvaX   type:Close LookX   insect:CoccinellaX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   insect:LadybirdX   top:LowlandsX   top:Park and Public GardensX   place:SaughtonX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NO6844 : Butterfly on Bramble Blossom by Anne Burgess Butterfly on Bramble Blossom by Anne Burgess
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I was just about to photograph a cluster of Bramble flowers when a Green-veined... (more)
Tags: BSBI VC90X   insect:ButterflyX   ButterflyX   subject:ButterflyX   type:Close LookX   subject:FloraX   FloraX   wiki:Flora of ScotlandX   FlowerX   FlowersX   butterfly:Green-Veined WhiteX   subject:Insect   Insect   InsectsX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX   Wild FlowerX  
SZ5692 : Insect on Bramble Flower by Anne Burgess Insect on Bramble Flower by Anne Burgess
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I thought this must be a hoverfly of some sort, but it doesn't match... (more)
NJ4357 : Green Tiger Beetle (Cicindela campestris) by Anne Burgess Green Tiger Beetle (Cicindela campestris) by Anne Burgess
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The Green Tiger Beetle prefers open sandy ground, and is able to run faster than... (more)
Tags: BeetleX   insect:BeetleX   type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ4563 : Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess
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We were quite surprised to come across a Red Admiral in mid-November, but it was... (more)
Tags: insect:ButterflyX   ButterflyX   type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
H4672 : Insects and wild flowers, Mullaghmore by Kenneth  Allen Insects and wild flowers, Mullaghmore by Kenneth Allen
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The yellow petals seem to attract most insects Pictured here H4672 : Meadow managed for biodiversity, Mullaghmore
NJ0136 : Gold-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii) by Anne Burgess Gold-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii) by Anne Burgess
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A close-up to show the insect's six legs clasping a rush stem.
NJ3556 : Nicrophorus vespilloides by Anne Burgess Nicrophorus vespilloides by Anne Burgess
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My thanks to Richard Sutcliffe for identifying this. It is a species of burying... (more)
Tags: BeetleX   insect:BeetleX   type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
SD4178 : Insect Hotel by Oliver Dixon Insect Hotel by Oliver Dixon
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Beside the station car park. As it says on the notice "If you have 4... (more)
NS3976 : Potato Capsid Beetle by Lairich Rig Potato Capsid Beetle by Lairich Rig
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(Closterotomus norwegicus; syn. Calocoris norwegicus) There are over 200... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   bucket:CloseupX   subject:Insect   bucket:LifeX   top:PathsX  
NS3778 : Green Tiger Beetle by Lairich Rig Green Tiger Beetle by Lairich Rig
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(Cicindela campestris) These insects are common here (NS3778 : Path beside Carman Reservoir), and... (more)
Tags: bucket:CloseupX   subject:Insect   bucket:LifeX   top:PathsX  
TQ7094 : Apple Blossom & Little Critter by Glyn Baker Apple Blossom & Little Critter by Glyn Baker
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Category: Insects
An insect doing its job on the TQ7094 : Muddy Path & Apple Blossom
NO6947 : Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) by Anne Burgess Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) by Anne Burgess
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One of our commoner butterflies, the Small Tortoiseshell populations fell... (more)
SY6869 : Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobaeae) by Anne Burgess Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobaeae) by Anne Burgess
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A bright and eyecatching insect, said by my book to be mainly nocturnal, but... (more)
Tags: moth:CinnabarX   subject:Insect   InsectsX   subject:MothX   MothX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ1925 : Caterpillar by Anne Burgess Caterpillar by Anne Burgess
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This rusty-coloured caterpillar was making its way along the road near... (more)
SZ3084 : Meadow Brown Butterfly (Maniola  jurtina) by Anne Burgess Meadow Brown Butterfly (Maniola jurtina) by Anne Burgess
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These common and widespread butterflies were very plentiful on the chalk downs.
NO0200 : Trapped by William Starkey Trapped by William Starkey
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A small pond near to the Crook of Devon, unmarked on OS 1:50000 mapping, is a... (more)
TQ1776 : Insect hotel in Kew Gardens by David Hawgood Insect hotel in Kew Gardens by David Hawgood
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Various materials stacked in holes in this wooden sculpture provide homes for insects.
TM0026 : 7- Spot ladybird  Coccinella 7-punctata by Peter Pearson 7- Spot ladybird Coccinella 7-punctata by Peter Pearson
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This photograph follows image number 3431396 the pupal case being that depicted... (more)
TM0027 : Pupa of 7-Spot Ladybird  Coccinella 7-punctata by Peter Pearson Pupa of 7-Spot Ladybird Coccinella 7-punctata by Peter Pearson
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This pupa was on a blade of grass and obviously close to emerging.
TM0127 : 7- Spot ladybird  Coccinella 7-punctata by Peter Pearson 7- Spot ladybird Coccinella 7-punctata by Peter Pearson
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This photograph shows a 7-Spot Ladybird that has been attacked by Dinocampus... (more)
J4582 : Flower and insect, Helen's Bay by Albert Bridge Flower and insect, Helen's Bay by Albert Bridge
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Flower and hovering insect along Clandeboye Avenue – identification welcome.
NS3581 : Greater Horntail (Urocerus gigas) by Lairich Rig Greater Horntail (Urocerus gigas) by Lairich Rig
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This is a large insect; at about 4cm long, it is a little over twice as long as... (more)
Tags: bucket:CloseupX   HorntailX   Insect   bucket:LifeX   Wood WaspX   top:Woodland, ForestX  
SJ8955 : Cuckoo spit on grass by Jonathan Kington Cuckoo spit on grass by Jonathan Kington
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The frothy cuckoo spit is produced by a small insect called a Froghopper while... (more)
SJ9058 : Cuckoo spit by Jonathan Kington Cuckoo spit by Jonathan Kington
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The frothy cuckoo spit is produced by a small insect called a Froghopper while... (more)
NS3976 : A moth: Chimney Sweeper (Odezia atrata) by Lairich Rig A moth: Chimney Sweeper (Odezia atrata) by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
This may look very like a black (or nearly black) butterfly, but this insect,... (more)
Tags: bucket:CloseupX   top:GrasslandX   Insect   bucket:LifeX   MothX   near:River LevenX  
NS3779 : Dor Beetle (Geotrupes stercorarius) by Lairich Rig Dor Beetle (Geotrupes stercorarius) by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
This beetle was located in the grass just west of a densely-wooded area around... (more)
Tags: BeetleX   near:Carman ReservoirX   bucket:CloseupX   top:GrasslandX   Insect   bucket:LifeX  
NS3778 : Harvestman with erythraeid mites by Lairich Rig Harvestman with erythraeid mites by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
(For a general description of harvestmen, see TQ9059 : Guarding the blackberries.) This one was... (more)
Tags: near:Carman ReservoirX   bucket:CloseupX   HarvestmanX   Insect   bucket:LifeX   top:Woodland, ForestX  
NS3976 : A caddis fly (adult) by Lairich Rig A caddis fly (adult) by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
This insect, resting upon a leaf of a willowherb plant, is an adult caddis fly... (more)
Tags: Caddis FlyX   bucket:CloseupX   top:GrasslandX   Insect   bucket:LifeX  
NS3678 : A cleg by Lairich Rig A cleg by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
Shown here is Haematopota pluvialis, one of several horse-fly species that are... (more)
Tags: place:Carman MuirX   ClegX   bucket:CloseupX   top:Heath, ScrubX   Insect   bucket:LifeX  
NS3977 : A Tortoise Beetle (Cassida rubiginosa) by Lairich Rig A Tortoise Beetle (Cassida rubiginosa) by Lairich Rig
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Category: Insects
There are several British species of Tortoise Beetle (named for the way their... (more)
Tags: BeetleX   bucket:CloseupX   Insect   bucket:LifeX   Tortoise BeetleX   top:Woodland, ForestX  
NJ2061 : Robin's Pincushion by Anne Burgess Robin's Pincushion by Anne Burgess
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Category: Insects
This curious growth, found on a wild rose bush, is a Robin's Pincushion or... (more)
NS8391 : Insects at Fallin Bing by Richard Sutcliffe Insects at Fallin Bing by Richard Sutcliffe
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Fallin Bing is an excellent place for insects. Here an antler moth, Cerapteryx... (more)
NS8963 : Insect larva from a leaf gall on Blackthorn by M J Richardson Insect larva from a leaf gall on Blackthorn by M J Richardson
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Dissected from galls on Blackthorn [Prunus spinosa] shoots NS8963 : Leaf gall on Blackthorn, and 4 mm... (more)
NS8963 : Leaf gall on Blackthorn by M J Richardson Leaf gall on Blackthorn by M J Richardson
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The Blackthorn [Prunus spinosa] here had a lot of leaf rolling and... (more)
J5080 : Drone fly, Bangor by Rossographer Drone fly, Bangor by Rossographer
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Macro of what I think is a common drone fly - Eristalis tenax - on hedging in Bangor.
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