Other Insects

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Alder Fly

Sialis lutaria

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

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    Buff-tailed Bumblebee

    Bombus terrestris

    Common Carder Bumblebee

    Bombus pascuorum

    Early Bumblebee

    Bombus pratorum

    Field Cuckoo Bumblebee*

    Bombus campestris

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    Garden Bumblebee

    Bombus hortorum

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    Gypsy Cuckoo Bumblebee

    Bombus bohemicus

    Hill Cuckoo Bumblebee

    Bombus rupestris

    Heath Bumblebee*

    Bombus jonellus

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    Moss Carder Bumblebee*

    Bombus muscorum

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    Red-shanked Carder Bumblebee*

    Bombus ruderarius

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    Red-tailed Bumblebee

    Bombus lapidarius

    Tree Bumblebee

    Bombus hypnorum

    White-tailed Bumblebee

    Bombus lucorum

    Honey Bee

    Apis mellifera

    Leaf-cutter Bee**

    Megachile centuncularis

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    Orange-horned Nomad

    Nomada fulvicornis ssp. fulvicornis

    * Unconfirmed sightings / ** Found in a railway sleeper gifted by local farmer

  • Beetles

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    Burying Beetles

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    Burying (Sexton) Beetle

    Nicrophorus investigator

    Burying (Sexton) Beetle

    Nicrophorus vespillo

    Burying (Sexton) Beetle

    Nicrophorus vespilloides

    Cockchafer

    Melolontha melolontha

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    Devil’s Coach Horse

    Staphylinus olens

    Dor Beetle

    Geotrupes stercorarius

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    Diving Beetles

    Dytiscidae

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    Great Diving Beetle

    Dytiscus marginalis

    Green Dock Beetle

    Gastrophysa viridula

    Ground Beetles

    Carabidae

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    Bronze Ground Beetle

    Carabus nemoralis

    Buzzing Snail-hunter

    Cychrus caraboides

    Common Black Ground Beetle

    Pterostichus melanarius

    Sausage Ground Beetle

    Carabus granulatus

    Violet Ground Beetle

    Carabus violaceus

    Large Pine Weevil

    Hylobius abietis

    Longhorn Beetles

    Monochamus sp.

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    Red Collared Longhorn Beetle

    Dinoptera collaris syn Acmaeops collaris

    Longhorn Beetle

    Leptura quadrifasciata

    Speckled Longhorn Beetle

    Pachytodes cerambyciformis

    Two-banded Longhorn Beetle

    Rhagium bifasciatum

    Ladybirds

    Coccinellidae

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    2-spot Ladybird

    Adalia 2-punctata

    7-spot Ladybird

    Coccinella 7-punctata

    10-spot Ladybird

    Adalia 10-punctata f. decempustulatus

    14-spot Ladybird

    Propylea 14-punctata

    Cream-spot Ladybird

    Calvia 14-guttata

    Eyed Ladybird

    Anatis ocellata

    Kidney-spot Ladybird

    Chiloconus renipustulatus

    Unidentified Ladybird

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    Red-breasted Carrion Beetle

    Oeceoptoma thoracica

    Soldier Beetles

    Cantharis rustica

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    Soldier Beetle

    Cantharis livida

    Soldier Beetle

    Cantharis pellucida

    Soldier Beetle

    Cantharis rustica

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    Common Red Soldier Beetle

    Rhagonycha fulva

  • Bugs

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    Forest Bug

    Pentatoma rufipes

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    Mirid Bugs

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    Shield Bugs

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    Birch

    Elasmostethus intersinctus

    Bronze

    Troilus luridus

    Hawthorn

    Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

    Spiked

    Picromerus bidens

    Water Bugs

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    Pond Skater

    Gerris lacustris

    Water Boatman, greater (backswimmer)

    Notonecta glauca

    Water Boatman, lesser

    Corixa punctata

    Water Cricket

    Velia caprai

    Water Scorpion

    Nepa cinerea

    Caddis Flies

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    Earwigs

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    Common Earwig

    Forficula auricularia

  • Flies

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    Black Fly

    Simulium equinum

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    Blow-flies

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    Flesh-fly

    Sarcophaga carnaria

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    Greenbottle

    Lucilia caesar

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    Cleg-fly

    Haematopota pluvialis

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    Crane-flies

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    Tipula maxima

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    Tipula oleracea

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    Greater Bee-fly

    Bombylius major

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    Horse-flies

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    Dark Giant Horse-fly

    Tabanus sudeticus

    House-flies

    Phaonia viarum

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    Hover-flies

    spacce

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    Anasimyia lineata

    Marmalade Fly

    Episyrphus balteatus

    no common name

    Eristalis arbustorum

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    no common name

    Eristalis pertinax

    Drone-fly

    Eristalis tenax

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    Helophilus pendulus

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    no common name

    Leucozona lucorum

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    Melanostoma scalare

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    no common name

    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

    Phantom Midge

    Chaoborus crystallinus

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    Midges

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    St. Mark’s Fly

    Bibio marci

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    Chironomus sp.

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    Palpomyia sp.

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    Yellow Dung-fly

    Scathophaga stercoraria

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  • Gnats

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    Gnats

    Culex pipiens

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  • Grasshoppers

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    Common Field

    Chorthippus brunneus

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    Common Green

    Omocestus viridulus

    Common Meadow

    Chorthippus parallelus

Mayflies

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Scorpion Fly

Panorpa communis

Sawflies

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Birch Sawfly

Cimbex femoratus

Green-legged Sawfly

Tenthredo mesomelas

Springtails

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Stoneflies

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Treehoppers

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Wasps

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Common

Vespula vulgaris

Hornet, European

Vespula crabro

Wood Wasp (Horntail)

Urocerus gigas

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