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Purple Emperor

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:31

An elusive species of ancient woodland, especially favours oak

 

Photograph by: Butterfly Conservation Dorset The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Nomad Bee (N flavopicta)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:28

An uncommon nomad bee species

 

Photograph by: Colin Lamond The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Dance Fly (H grossipes)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:26

There seem to be very few records for this species in the UK

 

 

Photograph by: Colin Lamond The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Blow Fly (C mortuorum)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:23

Usually found around carrion and occasionally dung

 

Photograph by: Colin Lamond The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Channel Islands Pug

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:19

A scarce recent coloniser found only near its food plant, tamarisk

 

Photograph by: John Down The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Barred Rivulet

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:17

A local species usually found on open ground where red bartsia and eyebright grow

 

Photograph by: Debby Saunders The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Chalk Carpet

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:15

Often seen by day on calcareous cliffs and quarries usually near the coast

 

Photograph by: Debby Saunders The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Iron Prominent

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:12

Widespread near birch and alder which the larvae feed on

 

Photograph by: Debby Saunders The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Chaffweed

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:10

A tiny plant found on bare patches of ground on sandy, damp heathland

 

Photograph by: Retweet The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Cinnamon Bug

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:07

Mainly a coastal species of grasslands, scrub and gardens

 

Photograph by: Charlie Richardson The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Parasitic Fly (L vulpina)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:45

A widespread heathland species

 

Photograph by: Colin Lamond The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Ground Beetle (C nitens)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:41

A rare species of wet heathlands

 

Photograph by: Retweet The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Cliff Tiger Beetle

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:38

Very rare species found on clay undercliffs on the south coast

 

Photograph by: James Phillips The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Southern Migrant Hawker

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:36

A European species that is spreading its range northwards and now occurs more frequently in Britain

 

Photograph by: Ian Ballam The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Robber Fly (N cyanurus)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:30

Found on vegetation along rides in ancient woodlands

 

Photograph by: Colin Lamond The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Face Fly

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:28

Attracted to animal sweat and can be a huisance to both livestock and humans

 

Photograph by: Colin Lamond The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Nordic Bladderwort

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:25

A rare species of heathland bogs

 

Photograph by: Retweet The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Mirid Bug (G stysi)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:22

Often feeding on aphyds on nettles in woodland settings

 

Photograph by: Charlie Richardson The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Birch Sawfly

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:19

Scarce generally but can be locally common in birch woodland

 

Photograph by: Luke Phillips The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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Dusky Longhorn Beetle

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:17

An uncommon nocturnal species of coniferous woodlands (sometimes attracted to light)

 

Photograph by: Martin Wood The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail: Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
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