David Element

Wildlife Photography

and Digital Video Images

 

Heathland Insects

 

          

 

                         SMALL RED DAMSELFLY Ceriagrion tenellum (m)

 

          

 

                  GOLDEN-RINGED DRAGONFLY Cordulegaster boltonii (m)

 

          

 

                        DOWNY EMERALD DRAGONFLY Cordulia aenea (m) 

 

          

 

              BRILLIANT EMERALD DRAGONFLY Somatochlora metallica (m)

 

          

 

               KEELED SKIMMER DRAGONFLY Orthetrum coerulescens (m)

 

          

 

                        WHITE-FACED DRAGONFLY Leucorrhinia dubia (m)

 

          

 

                            BOG BUSH CRICKET Metrioptera brachyptera (f)

 

          

 

                        MOTTLED GRASSHOPPER Myrmeleotettix maculatus

 

          

 

                                             GRAYLING Hipparchia semele

 

          

 

                    SILVER-STUDDED BLUE BUTTERFLY Plebejus argus (m) 

 

          

 

                                        GREEN HAIRSTREAK Callophrys rubi

 

          

 

                                   EMPEROR MOTH LARVA Saturnia pavonia

 

          

 

                           COMMON HEATH MOTH Ematurgia atomaria (m)

 

          

 

                                HORNET ROBBERFLY Asilus crabroniformis

 

          

 

                                            VELVET ANT Myrmilla europaea

 

          

 

            SOUTHERN WOOD ANT Formica rufa and RED WASP Vespula rufa

 

          

 

                           MOTTLED BEE-FLY Thyridanthrax fenestratus

 

          

 

                                          HEATH BEE-FLY Bombylius minor

 

          

 

                                           HOVERFLY Sericomyia lappona

 

          

 

                                         HOVERFLY Sericomyia silentis

 

          

 

                                BEE-KILLER WASP Philanthus triangulum (f)

 

          

 

                                        DIGGER WASP Cerceris rybyensis

 

          

 

                                  SAND WASPS Ammophila sabulosa (m,f)

 

          

 

                                    HILL CUCKOO BEE Bombus rupestris (f)

 

          

 

                                  HEATH TIGER BEETLE Cicindela sylvatica

 

          

 

                                           EYED LADYBIRD Anatis ocellata

 

 

 

 

 

David Element.

 

     LINKS...

 

-> Chalk Downland Insects

 

-> Wildlife of the Wandle Corridor - Insects

 

-> Wildlife of the Wandle Corridor - Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals

 

-> http://www.english-nature.org.uk/science/nature_for_schools/links_2.asp#8

 

-> David Element's Wildlife Web Pages Home Page

 

-> David Element's Wildlife Web Pages Site Index

 

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