NH3840 : Stonefly

taken 13 years ago, near to Inchmore, Highland, Great Britain

This is a stonefly, aptly named Yellow Sally. Stone flies are weak flying insects which grow up in water, usually in fairly fast streams, but some species in still waters. Adults feed little, many nibble algae and pollen. This was on a stem of long grass. They rest with their wings flat over their bodies or wrapped tightly around it,. They have two tails, sometimes very short. They are found in the most of Europe between April and August.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Friday, 15 June, 2007
Insects > Insects   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 387 404 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:25.5529N 4:41.2087W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 387 404
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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