Other Insects

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Ants

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Aphids

Aphids

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  • Bees

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    Bumble Bees

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    Bilberry Bumblebee

    Bombus monticola

    Buff-tailed Bumblebee

    Bombus terrestris

    Common Carder

    Bombus pascuorum

    Cuckoo Bumblebee

    Bombus rupestris

    Early Bumblebee

    Bombus pratorum

    Garden Bumblebee

    Bombus hortorum

    Gypsy Cuckoo Bumblebee

    Bombus bohemicus

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    Red-tailed Bumblebee

    Bombus lapidarius

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    Tree Bumblebee

    Bombus hypnorum

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    White-tailed Bumblebee

    Bombus lucorum

    Grey (Ashy) Mining Bee

    Andrena cineraria

    Honey Bee

    Apis mellifera

    Leaf-cutter Bee**

    Megachile centuncularis

    Orange-horned Nomad

    Nomada fulvicornis ssp. fulvicornis

    Yellow-horned Nomadic Bee

    Nomada goodeniana

    ** Found in a railway sleeper gifted by local farmer

  • Beetles

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    Bark Beetles

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    Great Spruce Bark Beetle

    Dendroctonus micans

    Predatory Bark Beetle

    Rhizophagus grandis

    Burying Beetles

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    Burying (Sexton) Beetle

    Nicrophorus investigator

    Burying (Sexton) Beetle

    Nicrophorus vespillo

    Burying (Sexton) Beetle

    Nicrophorus vespilloides

    Red-breasted Carrion Beetle

    Oiceoptoma thoracica

    Burying Beetle

    Silpha atrata

    Click Beetles

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    Ampedus balteatus

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    Athous haemorrhoidalis

    Ground Beetles

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    Bronze Ground Beetle

    Carabus nemoralis

    Buzzing Snail-hunter

    Cychrus caraboides

    Ridged Violet Ground Beetle

    Carabus problematicus

    Sausage Ground Beetle

    Carabus granulatus

    Violet Ground Beetle

    Carabus violaceus

    Common Black Ground Beetle

    Pterostichus melanarius

    Ladybirds and Carpet Beetles

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    2-spot Ladybird

    Adalia 2-punctata

    7-spot Ladybird

    Coccinella 7-punctata

    10-spot Ladybird

    Adalia 10-punctata

    14-spot Ladybird

    Propylea 14-punctata

    Cream-spot Ladybird

    Calvia 14-guttata

    Eyed Ladybird

    Anatis ocellata

    Kidney-spot Ladybird

    Chiloconus renipustulatus

    Larch Ladybird

    Aphidecta obliterata

    Unidentified Ladybird

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    Leaf Beetles

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    Green Dock-leaf Beetle

    Gastrophysa viridula

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    Galerucella sp.

    Pale Tortoise Beetle

    Cassida flaveola

    Longhorn Beetles

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    Monochamus sp.

    Four-banded Longhorn

    Leptura quadrifasciata

    Red Collared Longhorn Beetle

    Dinoptera collaris syn Acmaeops collaris

    Speckled Longhorn

    Pachytodes cerambyciformis

    Two-banded Longhorn

    Rhagium bifasciatum

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    Rove Beetles

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    Sepedophilus bipustulatus

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    Staphylinus caesareus

    Devil’s Coach Horse

    Staphylinus olens

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    Stenus bifoveolatus

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    Stenus boops

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    Stenus cicindeloides

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    Stenus lustrator

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    Stenus nitidiusculus

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    Stenus cicindeloides

    Scarabs and Chafers

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    Cockchafer

    Melolontha melolontha

    Soldier and Sailor Beetles

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    Common Red Soldier Beetle

    Rhagonycha fulva

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    Cantharis livida

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    Cantharis pellucida

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    Cantharis rustica

    Stag Beetles

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    Dor Beetle

    Geotrupes stercorarius Syn Anoplotrupes stercorosus

    Water Beetles

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    Crawling Water Beetle

    Haliplus ruficollis

    Diving Water Beetles

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    Agabus affinis

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    Agabus bipustulatus

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    Hydroporus angustatus

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    Hydroporus incognitus

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    Hydroporus gyllenhalii

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    Hydroporus melanarius

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    Hydroporus memnonius

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    Hydroporus nigrita

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    Hydroporus striola

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    Hydroporus tristis

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    Hydroporus umbrosus

    Great Diving Beetle

    Dytiscus marginalis

    Lesser Diving Beetle

    Acilus sulcatus

    Scavenging Water Beetles

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    Anacaena globulus

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    Anacaena lutescens

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    Helophorus flavipes

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    Helophorus grandis

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    Hydrobius fuscipes

    Small Water Beetles

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    Hydraena britteni

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    Hydraena riparia

    Weevils

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    Nettle Weevil

    Phyllobius pomaceus

    Large Pine Weevil

    Hylobius abietis

    Bristletails - Three-tailed

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    Bristletails - Two-tailed

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    Cockchafer

    Melolontha melolontha

  • Bugs

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    Cicadas

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    Froghoppers

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    Ground Bugs

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    Leaf Hoppers

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    Green Leafhopper

    Cicadella virisis

    Mirid Bugs

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    Mirid Bug

    Grypocoris (Lophyromiris) sexguttatus/stysi

    Plant Hoppers

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    Shield Bugs

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    Birch shield bug

    Elasmostethus intersinctus

    Bronze Shieldbug (5th Instar)

    Troilus luridus

    Forest Bug

    Pentatoma rufipes

    Hawthorn Shield Bug

    Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

    Predatory Shield Bug

    Picromerus bidens

    Treehoppers

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    Water Bugs

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    Common Backswimmer

    Notonecta glauca

    Lesser Water Boatman

    Corixa punctata

    Pond Skater

    Gerris lacustris

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    Sigara dorsalis

    Water Cricket

    Velia caprai

    Water Measurer

    Hydrometra stagnorum

    Water Scorpion

    Nepa cinerea

    Caddis Flies

    Several cased-caddis species

    Earwigs

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    Common Earwig

    Forficula auricularia

  • Flies

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    Bee Flies

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    Greater Bee Fly

    Bombylius major

    Black Fly

    Simulium equinum

    Blow Flies

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    Flesh Fly

    Sarcophaga bercaea

    Flesh Fly

    Sarcophaga carnaria

    Greenbottle

    Lucilia caesar

    Crane Flies

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    Tipula maxima

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    Tipula oleracea

    Drone Fly

    Eristalis tenax

    Fruit Flies

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    Gnats

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    Culex pipiens

    Horse Flies

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    Cleg Fly

    Haematopota pluvialis

    Dark Giant Horse Fly

    Tabanus sudeticus

    Holly Leaf Gall Fly

    Phytomyza ilicis

    House Flies

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    House Fly

    Phaonia viarum

    Noon Fly

    Mesembrina meridiana

    Hoverflies

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    Anasimyia lineata

    Marmalade Fly

    Episyrphus balteatus

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    Eristalis arbustorum

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    Eristalis pertinax

    Sun Fly

    Helophilus pendulus

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    Leucozona lucorum

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    Melanostoma scalare

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    Merodon equestris

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    Myathropa florea

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    Rhingia campestris

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    Scaeva pyrastri

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    Sericomyia silentis

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    Syritta pipiens

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    Syrphus ribesii

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    Volucella bombylans

    Mosquitoes

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    Midges

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    Chironomus sp.

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    Palpomyia sp.

    Phantom Midge

    Chaoborus crystallinus

    St. Mark’s Fly

    Bibio marci

    Parasitic Flies

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    Holly Leaf Miner

    Phytomyza ilicis

    Honeysuckle Leaf Miner

    Paraphytomyza lonicerina

    Robber-flies

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    Snipe-flies

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    Soldier-flies

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    Warble-flies

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    Yellow Dung-fly

    Scathophaga stercoraria

  • Grasshoppers

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    Common Field

    Chorthippus brunneus

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    Common Green

    Omocestus viridulus

    Common Meadow

    Chorthippus parallelus

Lacewings

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Alder Fly

Sialis lutaria

Green Lacewing

Chrysoperla carnea

Mayflies

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a mayfly nymph

Cleon dipterum

Sawflies

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Birch Sawfly (Larva)

Cimbex femoratus

Green-legged Sawfly

Tenthredo mesomelas

Hawthorn Sawfly (Larva)

Trichiosoma timbiale

Horntail / Wood Wasp

Urocerus gigas

Scorpion Flies

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Scorpion Fly

Panorpa communis

Springtails

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Stoneflies

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Treehoppers

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Wasps

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Common Wasp

Vespula vulgaris

Hornet, European

Vespula crabro

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