Wasp or hoverfly? #insects

 

 

Insect, unidentified, July 2017

 

Possibly a wasp of the Crabronidae family but didn’t stop long enough to have a proper look. (more…)

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Ringlet #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Ringlet, July 2017

 

Aphantopus hyperantus. (more…)

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Ringlets #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Ringlet, July 2017

 

Courting Aphantopus hyperantus. (more…)

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Type of Brindle? #moths

 

 

Moth, unidentified, July 2017

 

Help appreciated – possibly a moth, possibly a type of Brindle but not at all sure. (more…)

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The UK’s largest species of fritillary #butterflies #insects

 

 

Butterflies, Silver-washed Fritilliary, July 2017

 

Silver-washed Fritillary, Argynnis paphia, on Brambles, Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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Straw Dot #moths

 

 

Moths, Straw Dot, provisional identification, July 2017

 

Probably Rivula sericealis, which has a wing-span of 18-22mm. (more…)

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Meadow Brown

 

 

Butterflies, Meadow Brown, July 2017

 

Maniola jurtina. (more…)

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Red Admiral #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Red Admiral, July 2017

 

Vanessa atalanta sunning itself on the ashes of a fire. (more…)

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Speckled Wood #butterflies

 

 

Butterfly, Speckled Wood, June 2017

 

Pararge aegeria. (more…)

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Rosemary Beetle #insects

 

 

Insect, Rosemary Beetle, provisional identification, June 2017

 

Chrysolina americana, a leaf beetle. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Tapered Drone Fly #insects

 

 

Insects, Tapered drone fly, provisional identification, June 2017

 

Eristalis pertinax. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Tree Bumblebee #bees

 

 

Bees, Tree Bumblebee, provisional identification, June 2017

 

Bombus hypnorum. Provisional identification. (more…)

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