Insects

‘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. 7-Spot Ladybird Coccinella 7-punctata   Status appears to be well distributed 
  2. Harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis  Status appears to be well distributed 
  3. Orange Ladybird Halyzia 16-guttata     Status appears to be uncommon    
  4. Cream-spot ladybird, Calvia quatuordecimguttata, Status at sites unknown
  5. 22-spot Ladybird (Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata) Status at sites unknown

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

(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 HoverflyHelophilus 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

              Hemiptera: Shieldbug

Please Note: 2015 is the first year of recording Shieldbug 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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