Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Lobbs Wood highlights

Common Striped Woodlouse, Philoscia muscorum
On Friday and Saturday I visited Lobbs Wood and found some interesting microfauna. Among them was a Scale insect which looks like a flattened tortoise. It has a white waxy egg mass under the shell. There were five tiny Bug species and two Ladybird species.
Harlequin Ladybird, Harmonia axyridis
Bug, Anthocoris species (nemoralis or confusus)
Birch Catkin Bug, Kleidocerys resedae
Black Witches' Butter fungus, Exidia glandulosa
Capsid bug, Deraeocoris lutescens
Mirid Bug, Liocoris tripustulatus
Common Flower Bug, Anthocoris nemorum
Common Nettle-tap moth, Anthophila fabriciana
Common Stretch Spider, Tetragnatha extensa
Cucumber Green Spider with fly, Araniella cucurbitina
Fly, Fannia lustrator
Harlequin Ladybird, Harmonia axyridis
Horse-chestnut Scale insect, Pulvinaria regalis
Horse-chestnut Scale on nettle
Hoverfly, Eristalis tenax
Ichneumon Wasp - id needed
Kentish Snail, Monacha cantiana
Ladybird, 7-spot, Coccinella 7-punctata
Nettle Aphid, Microlophium carnosum
Nomad bee - id needed
slug - id needed
Black Slug, Arion ater agg.

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