Friday, 28 July 2017

July Invertebrates

I have been carrying out invertebrate surveys down in the Yeovil area of Somerset over the last few days (well pretty much two weeks actually) with Adam Wright. We didn't find anything too exciting but here are a few snaps taken with my iPhone.

The hoverfly Ferdinandea cuprea

The hoverfly Volucella zonaria

The snail Succinea putris

The micro-moth Ypsolopha sequella, a Field Maple feeder

Brown Hairstreak egg in the fork of a Blackthorn


Shaded Broad-bar

The rare Tephritid (Picture-winged Fly) Acanthiophilus helianthi which feeds on Black Knapweed but here on Saw-wort

Silver-washed Fritillary

Speckled Bush-cricket

Brown Argus