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NO6844 : Butterfly on Bramble Blossom by Anne Burgess Butterfly on Bramble Blossom by Anne Burgess
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I was just about to photograph a cluster of Bramble flowers when a Green-veined... (more)
Tags: BSBI VC90X   ButterflyX   subject:ButterflyX   insect:ButterflyX   type:Close LookX   subject:FloraX   FloraX   wiki:Flora of ScotlandX   FlowerX   FlowersX   butterfly:Green-Veined WhiteX   subject:Insect   Insect   InsectsX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX   Wild FlowerX  
NJ4358 : Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess
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We saw several of these, and one Small Tortoiseshell, but only this one was... (more)
NT2470 : A Varied Carpet Beetle by M J Richardson A Varied Carpet Beetle by M J Richardson
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Anthrenus verbasci [also known as the Varied or Small Cabinet Beetle] is one of... (more)
Tags: insect:AnthrenusX   insect:BeetleX   Carpet BeetleX   type:Close LookX   insect:ColeopteraX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : Cuckoo Spit on Mint by M J Richardson Cuckoo Spit on Mint by M J Richardson
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Cuckoo spit is produced by the nymphs [juvenile stage of some insects] of Common... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Cuckoo SpitX   place:EdinburghX   insect:FroghopperX   insect:HemipteraX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   plant:MintX   place:MorningsideX   insect:PhilaenusX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT1962 : Caterpillar by Anne Burgess Caterpillar by Anne Burgess
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We were surprised to see this caterpillar making its way briskly across the road... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   Insect LarvaeX   InsectsX   insect:MothX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
SY6788 : Skipper Butterfly by Anne Burgess Skipper Butterfly by Anne Burgess
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I'm having a small amount of trouble with identifying this butterfly.... (more)
Tags: ButterfliesX   subject:ButterflyX   insect:ButterflyX   subject:Insect   Insect   InsectsX   butterfly:Marbled WhiteX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NO6948 : Bumble Bee on Cranesbill Flower (1) by Anne Burgess Bumble Bee on Cranesbill Flower (1) by Anne Burgess
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The bright blue-purple flowers of a large clump of Cranesbill attracts large... (more)
Tags: subject:BeeX   BeeX   BSBI VC90X   BumblebeeX   FloraX   subject:FloraX   subject:FlowerX   FlowersX   subject:Insect   Insect   InsectsX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ3543 : Insect on Marsh Thistle by Anne Burgess Insect on Marsh Thistle by Anne Burgess
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I'm afraid I don't know what sort of insect, let alone which species,... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ3652 : Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) Caterpillars by Anne Burgess Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) Caterpillars by Anne Burgess
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Small Tortoiseshell larvae feed colonially on Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)... (more)
Tags: subject:ButterflyX   ButterflyX   subject:CaterpillarX   CaterpillarX   insect:CaterpillarX   type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ3652 : Common Hemp-nettle (Galeopsis tetrahit) with Bumble Bee by Anne Burgess Common Hemp-nettle (Galeopsis tetrahit) with Bumble Bee by Anne Burgess
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THe flowers of Common Hemp-nettle are usually pink, but this plant has the less... (more)
Tags: insect:BeeX   BSBI VC95X   Bumble BeeX   BumblebeeX   type:Close LookX   subject:FloraX   FloraX   Flora of ScotlandX   subject:FlowerX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX   Wild FlowerX  
NT2271 : 7-spot Ladybird larva - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson 7-spot Ladybird larva - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson
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The commonest European Ladybird - the larvae do gardeners a favour by feeding on... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   Beetle LarvaX   type:Close LookX   insect:CoccinellaX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   insect:LadybirdX   top:LowlandsX   top:Park and Public GardensX   place:SaughtonX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2271 : 7-spot Ladybird - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson 7-spot Ladybird - Coccinella septempunctata by M J Richardson
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The commonest European Ladybird - they do gardeners a favour by laying eggs... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   type:Close LookX   insect:CoccinellaX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   insect:LadybirdX   top:LowlandsX   top:Park and Public GardensX   place:SaughtonX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : Froghopper nymph - ventral view by M J Richardson Froghopper nymph - ventral view by M J Richardson
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The piercing mouth part, the dark line along the centre between the legs, is 1mm... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Cuckoo SpitX   place:EdinburghX   insect:FroghopperX   insect:HemipteraX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   insect:PhilaenusX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : Froghopper nymphs from Cuckoo spit by M J Richardson Froghopper nymphs from Cuckoo spit by M J Richardson
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Nymphs of Philaenus spumarius from Cuckoo spit on the Mint in NT2470 : Cuckoo Spit on Mint. They... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   Cuckoo SpitX   place:EdinburghX   insect:FroghopperX   insect:HemipteraX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   insect:PhilaenusX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
J5180 : Fly, Bangor by Rossographer Fly, Bangor by Rossographer
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Macro of a fly on hedging in Bangor. Possibly a Flesh Fly... (more)
NX0053 : Bristletail (Microcoryphia sp) by Anne Burgess Bristletail (Microcoryphia sp) by Anne Burgess
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A long black insect contrasts with the white quartz rock. Thanks to Penny Mayes... (more)
SY6869 : Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobaeae) by Anne Burgess Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobaeae) by Anne Burgess
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A bright and eyecatching insect, said by my book to be mainly nocturnal, but... (more)
Tags: moth:CinnabarX   subject:Insect   InsectsX   subject:MothX   MothX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ1925 : Caterpillar by Anne Burgess Caterpillar by Anne Burgess
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This rusty-coloured caterpillar was making its way along the road near... (more)
NJ8166 : White Butterfly by Anne Burgess White Butterfly by Anne Burgess
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I can't quite make my mind up whether this is a Large White or a Small White.
Tags: subject:ButterflyX   ButterflyX   insect:ButterflyX   type:Close LookX   Insect   subject:Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ3857 : Ringlet Butterfly on Catsear by Anne Burgess Ringlet Butterfly on Catsear by Anne Burgess
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The woods are busy with Ringlets (Aphantophus hyperantis) at the moment. This... (more)
Tags: subject:ButterflyX   ButterflyX   insect:ButterflyX   type:Close LookX   Insect   subject:Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ0751 : Large Red Damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) by Anne Burgess Large Red Damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) by Anne Burgess
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We stopped for lunch at the dam, and this damselfly landed on my... (more)
NJ3663 : Small Blue Butterfly (Cupido minimus) by Anne Burgess Small Blue Butterfly (Cupido minimus) by Anne Burgess
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This tiny butterfly is quite a rarity. I was not surprised to see one here,... (more)
Tags: subject:ButterflyX   insect:ButterflyX   ButterflyX   type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   butterfly:Small BlueX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ3151 : Orange Tip Butterfly on Cuckoo Flower by Anne Burgess Orange Tip Butterfly on Cuckoo Flower by Anne Burgess
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Cuckoo Flower or Lady's Smock (Cardamine pratensis) is the favourite food... (more)
NT2470 : The Ivy and the Wasp by M J Richardson The Ivy and the Wasp by M J Richardson
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Ivy is a great source of food for insects and other wildlife at the back end of... (more)
Tags: place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   plant:IvyX   top:LowlandsX   MorningsideX   subject:PlantX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   insect:VespulaX   WaspsX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
SZ0481 : Large Skipper ( Ochlodes venata) by Anne Burgess Large Skipper ( Ochlodes venata) by Anne Burgess
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At least I think that's what it is. They were flying in profusion on the... (more)
NJ4563 : Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) by Anne Burgess
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We were quite surprised to come across a Red Admiral in mid-November, but it was... (more)
Tags: ButterflyX   insect:ButterflyX   type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ0136 : Gold-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii) by Anne Burgess Gold-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii) by Anne Burgess
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A close-up to show the insect's six legs clasping a rush stem.
NJ3556 : Nicrophorus vespilloides by Anne Burgess Nicrophorus vespilloides by Anne Burgess
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My thanks to Richard Sutcliffe for identifying this. It is a species of burying... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   BeetleX   type:Close LookX   Insect   subject:Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
SD4178 : Insect Hotel by Oliver Dixon Insect Hotel by Oliver Dixon
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Beside the station car park. As it says on the notice "If you have 4... (more)
NS3976 : Potato Capsid Beetle by Lairich Rig Potato Capsid Beetle by Lairich Rig
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(Closterotomus norwegicus; syn. Calocoris norwegicus) There are over 200... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   bucket:CloseupX   subject:Insect   bucket:LifeX   top:PathsX  
NS3778 : Green Tiger Beetle by Lairich Rig Green Tiger Beetle by Lairich Rig
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(Cicindela campestris) These insects are common here (NS3778 : Path beside Carman Reservoir), and... (more)
Tags: bucket:CloseupX   subject:Insect   bucket:LifeX   top:PathsX  
NO6947 : Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) by Anne Burgess Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) by Anne Burgess
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One of our commoner butterflies, the Small Tortoiseshell populations fell... (more)
NO0200 : Trapped by William Starkey Trapped by William Starkey
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A small pond near to the Crook of Devon, unmarked on OS 1:50000 mapping, is a... (more)
NT2470 : Rosemary Beetles on Sage by M J Richardson Rosemary Beetles on Sage by M J Richardson
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Two of these lovely jewel-like beetles [Chrysolina americana]. They have been... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   insect:ChrysolinaX   type:Close LookX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   Rosemary BeetleX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2469 : Hoverfly on Ragwort flowers by M J Richardson Hoverfly on Ragwort flowers by M J Richardson
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In Braidburn Valley Park. A species of Eristalis, either E. pertinax or E.... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   place:EdinburghX   insect:EristalisX   insect:HoverflyX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   top:Park and Public GardensX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2271 : Pollen Beetles in Saughton Gardens, Edinburgh by M J Richardson Pollen Beetles in Saughton Gardens, Edinburgh by M J Richardson
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On flowers of Elacampane, Inula helenium; as their name suggests, they feed on... (more)
NT2470 : Small Black Ant - Lasius niger by M J Richardson Small Black Ant - Lasius niger by M J Richardson
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A common ant in the UK, the workers are 3-3.5 mm long; they spend their time... (more)
Tags: insect:AntX   type:Close LookX   place:EdinburghX   insect:FormicidaeX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   OakX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ3458 : Green Shield Bug by Anne Burgess Green Shield Bug by Anne Burgess
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I am reliably informed that this is a fourth-instar nymph of the common green... (more)
Tags: insect:BugX   BugX   type:Close LookX   Insect   subject:Insect   Shield BugX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT5869 : Marmalade hoverfly by M J Richardson Marmalade hoverfly by M J Richardson
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A common hoverfly [Episyrphus balteatus], here by the Donolly Burn visiting... (more)
Tags: near:CarfraeX   type:Close LookX   insect:EpisyrphusX   FlowersX   near:GarvaldX   insect:HoverflyX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : Cream-spot Ladybird by M J Richardson Cream-spot Ladybird by M J Richardson
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Which goes by the Latin name of Calvia quattuordecimguttata, which is a bit... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   type:Close LookX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   insect:LadybirdX   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2469 : A bug - Stenotus binotatus by M J Richardson A bug - Stenotus binotatus by M J Richardson
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A Mirid bug [Timothy Grassbug, a true bug [Hemiptera], with piercing/sucking... (more)
NT2469 : A bug - Stenotus binotatus by M J Richardson A bug - Stenotus binotatus by M J Richardson
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A Mirid bug [Timothy Grassbug, a true bug [Hemiptera], with piercing/sucking... (more)
NT2470 : Rosemary Beetle by M J Richardson Rosemary Beetle by M J Richardson
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An adult beetle [Chrysolina americana] 7 mm long, which has developed from one... (more)
Tags: insect:BeetleX   BeetleX   insect:ChrysolinaX   type:Close LookX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   Then and NowX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2469 : Red-tailed Bumblebee on Dandelion flowers by M J Richardson Red-tailed Bumblebee on Dandelion flowers by M J Richardson
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A bumblebee [Bombus lapidarius] feeding on Dandelion flowers. Each of the yellow... (more)
Tags: insect:BeeX   insect:BombusX   place:Braid HillsX   type:Close LookX   plant:DandelionX   place:EdinburghX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   plant:TaraxacumX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NJ3265 : Water Beetle by Anne Burgess Water Beetle by Anne Burgess
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When I arrived this beetle was upside-down in the water, and appeared to be... (more)
Tags: BeetleX   insect:BeetleX   BeetlesX   type:Close LookX   subject:Insect   Insect   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2470 : White-tailed Bumblebee by M J Richardson White-tailed Bumblebee by M J Richardson
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Bombus lucorum feeding on Hydrangea petiolaris flowers.... (more)
Tags: AnthersX   insect:BeeX   insect:BombusX   BumblebeeX   type:Close LookX   place:EdinburghX   plant:HydrangeaX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   place:MorningsideX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
NT2469 : Tree Bumblebee by M J Richardson Tree Bumblebee by M J Richardson
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A European bumble bee [Bombus hypnorum], first recorded in the UK in 2001, and... (more)
Tags: insect:BeeX   insect:BombusX   Braidburn Valley ParkX   BumblebeeX   type:Close LookX   place:EdinburghX   plant:HeracleumX   plant:HogweedX   subject:Insect   top:LowlandsX   top:Park and Public GardensX   top:Suburb, Urban FringeX   top:Wild Animals, Plants and MushroomsX  
J5080 : Shieldbug, Bangor by Rossographer Shieldbug, Bangor by Rossographer
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Common Shieldbug (Palomena prasina) on a wooden post in Bangor.
J5080 : Shieldbug, Bangor by Rossographer Shieldbug, Bangor by Rossographer
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Common Shieldbug (Palomena prasina) on a wooden post in Bangor.
J5383 : Painted Lady butterfly, Groomsport by Rossographer Painted Lady butterfly, Groomsport by Rossographer
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One of dozens of Painted Lady butterflies seen at Ballymacormick Point west of... (more)
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