Freshwater Wildlife

Amphibians

  1. Common Frog Rana temporaria  Breeds
  2. Smooth Newt Lissotriton vulgaris Breeds
  3. Common Toad Bufo bufo             Breeds

 Aquatic Macroinvertebrates’

Survey carried out 20/7/2013 by Andrew Noble

  • Asellidae (Water hog-louse)
  • Dytiscidae (Diving beetle)
  • Corixidae (Lesser water boatman)
  • Chironomidae (Midge fly larva)
  •  Culcidae (Mosquito Pupae)
  • Gammaridae (Freshwater shrimp)
  • Hydrophilidae (Scavenger water beetle)
  • Notonectidae (Backswimmers)
  • Oligochaeta (Worms)
  • Chironomidae Water Flea (Midge fly larva)
  • Libellulidae (Dragonfly Larvae)
  • Glossiphoniidae (Leech)
  • Sphaeriidae (Pea mussel)
  • Lymnaeidae (Pond snail)
  • Stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus
  • Planorbidae (Rams horn snail)
  • Gerris lacustris Pond Skater

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