Insects

Coccinellidae: ladybirds

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording Ladybirds in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.

  1. Orange Ladybird (Halyzia sedecimguttata)   
  2. 22-spot Ladybird (Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata) 
  3. Cream-spot Ladybird (Calvia quattuordecimguttata) 
  4. 14-spot Ladybird (Propylea quattuordecimpunctata) 
  5. Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) 
  6. 7-spot Ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata) 

Hymenoptera: Bees

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording bees in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.

  1. Buff-tailed bumblebee  Bombus terrestris     Status well distributed 
  2. Early bumblebee  Bombus pratorum            Status appears to be common 
  3. Common carder bee  Bombus pascuorum   Status appears to be uncommon 
  4. Red-tailed bumblebee  Bombus lapidarius   Status common 
  5. Tree Bumblebee Bombus hypnorum                 Status well distributed 
  6. Red Mason Bee   Osmia rufa                              Status appears to be uncommon 
  7. Tawny mining bee, Andrena fulva                     Status Unknown
  8. Honey Bee Apis mellifera                                   Status appears to be common
  9. Garden bumblebee  Bombus hortorum            Status appears to be common
  10. Patchwork Leaf-cutter Bee (Megachile centuncularis) Status Unknown
  11. Mining bee (Colletes succinctus)                       Status could be common at RN
  12. Cuckoo bee (Nomada flava)                                Status unknown
(SYRPHIDAE): HOVERFLY 

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording Hoverflies in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.

  • Footballer Hoverfly Helophilus pendulus      Status appears to be well distributed
  • Tapered Drone FlyEristalix pertenax.         Status appears to be well distributed 
  • Pellucid HoverflyVolucella pellucens.        Status unknown 
  • Marmalade hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus Status appear to be well distributed 
  • Chrysotoxum festivum .                               Status unknown
  • Dasysyrphus tricinctus                                Status unknown
  • Eupeodes luniger                                          Status Common
  • Volucella bombylans                                    Status unknown
  • Sphaerophoria scripta                                 Status unknown
  • Leucozona glaucia                                        Status unknown
  • Eristalis horticola                                         Status Common
  • Cheilosia illustrata                                       Status unknown
  • Volucella inanis                                             Status unknown
  • Eristalis nemorum                                        Observed mating
  • Sericomyia silentis                                       Status unknown
  • Myathropa florea                                          Status unknown
  • Dasysyrphus albostriatus                           Status unknown
  • Leucozona lucorum                                      Status unknown
  • Chrysotoxum bicinctum                              Status unknown 
  • Scaeva pyrastri                                             Status unknown                                             Hemiptera: Shieldbug

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording Shieldbugs in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.

  • Hairy Shieldbug Dolycoris baccarum           Status unknown
  • Green Shieldbug Palomena prasina             Status appears to be common
  • Red-legged Shieldbug Pentatoma rufipes   Status appears to be common
  • Gorse Shieldbug  Piezodorus lituratus        Status unknown
  • Spiny Shieldbug  Picromerus bidens           Status unknown
  • Hawthorn Shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale Status unknown
  • Birch ShieldbugElasmostethus interstinctus  Status unknown

Hemiptera: ( Various families)

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording bugs in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.

  • Aphrophora alni                                Status unknown                         
  • Philaenus spumarius                       Status unknown
  • Cicadella viridis                                Status unknown
  • Cixius nervosus                                Status unknown
  • Deraeocoris ruber                             Status unknown
  • Grypocoris stysi                               Status unknown
  • Leptopterna dolabrata                      Status unknown
  • Lygocoris pabulinus                         Status unknown
  • Stenotus binotatus                            Status unknown

 Coleoptera ( Beetles) 

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording beetles in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.

  • Nebria brevicollis                            Status unknown
  • Calodromius spilotus                     Status unknown
  • Nicrophorus humator                     Status unknown
  • Cantharis nigrican                          Status unknown
  • Rhagonycha fulva                           Status appears widespread
  • Lagria hirta                                             Status unknown                
  • Mealworm Beetle (Tenebrio molitor)   Status unknown
  • Agapanthia villosoviridescens             Status unknown
  • Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus)   Status unknown 

 Diptera ( Flies )

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording flies in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.

  • Nephrotoma appendiculata                Status unknown
  • Tipula fascipennis                               Status unknown
  • Tipula paludosa                                   Status unknown
  • Bibio pomonae                                     Status unknown
  • A caddisfly (Limnephilus lunatus)     Status unknown
  • Grypocoris stysi                                  Status unknown
  • Microchrysa flavicornis                      Status unknown
  • Argyra diaphana                                 Status unknown
  • Poecilobothrus nobilitatus                Status unknown
  • Conops flavipes                                  Status unknown
  • Conops quadrifasciatus                     Breeding
  • Physocephala rufipes                        Status unknown
  • Scathophaga stercoraria                   Well distributed
  • Calliphora vomitoria                          Status unknown
  • Lucilia sericata                                   Status unknown
  • Sarcophaga carnaria                         Status unknown

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers/Crickets)

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording Grasshoppers/Crickets in our area, therefore status of species is subjective at this time.
Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)   Status Common

Common Field Grasshopper (Chorthippus brunneus)  Status Common 
Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus)            Status Common 

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