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Edington WildlifeğŸž 1h
Replying to @EdingtonInsects
Would be nice to get some Silphids
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Edington WildlifeğŸž 1h
Set up the moth trap 💡for the first time this year. Switch it on later and see what turns up tomorrow.
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Edington WildlifeğŸž 3h
Found three on Sunday. F/M mating & a Wingman. Didn’t realize they were such a prized find. As you said lovely little creatures!
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Edington WildlifeğŸž 3h
Drinker moth (Euthrix potatoria)
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NatureBureau May 17
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Sorry, its common name is Ornate Brigadier - oops - soldierflies have the most brilliant common names!
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NatureBureau May 17
Went to Catcott reserve to see the rare Ornate Soldierfly (Odontomyia ornata) a speciality of the Somerset Levels, and I wasn't disappointed - what a handsome chap!
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David May 5
Not much on the wing today but was lucky to find a fabulous female Silver Colonel (Odontomyia argentata) while searching stands of sedge for leafhoppers. Leics, 5.v.2019.
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Steven Falk May 2
If you have any nice old 'sedgy' wetlands near you, look out for the Silver Colonel soldierfly. Males have silvery abdomens and hover. Females are more cryptic. Good population recently discovered at . Records to
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 20
Red-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius) ♂, N of Suprema, 51.152107 -2.873338 GMT 1549 / 50 // BST 1649 / 50 19 May 2019
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Sherborne Museum May 20
Stourton Caundle's Friendly Society banner draws on the co-operation of bees for its symbolism. Sherborne museum has a bee-friendly exhibit in the natural history room inspired by the campaign 🐝🐝🐝
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 20
Narcissus Bulb Fly (Merodon equestris) hoverfly, Suprema Avenue, 51.152570 -2.876090 GMT 1521 / 3 // BST 1621 / 3; 19 May 2019
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Richard Fox May 20
The 1st Heath Fritillaries of 2019 have been reported from - right on the average first sighting date for the 21st century. It had a much better year in 2018, so fingers crossed for further recovery. (library 📷 ) HT
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 20
Woundwort Shieldbug (Eysarcoris venustissimus), Catcott Drove, 51.153885 -2.875597 GMT 1130 / 1 // BST 1230 / 1; 19 May 2019
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Chris Chappell May 20
Replying to @EdingtonInsects
Thanks a lot silver ground carpet also seen locally yesterday
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 20
Replying to @Cruciverbchris
Dark bush-cricket (Pholidoptera griseoaptera), first? stage,
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Chris Chappell May 20
Tiny grasshopper/cricket found in Somerton yesterday body is about 8mm long
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 20
Replying to @Cruciverbchris
Dark bush-cricket (Pholidoptera griseoaptera), first? stage,
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 19
You're welcome!
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 19
Replying to @jcurtisart
You're right, said my botany was no good ☹️
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Edington WildlifeğŸž May 19
Replying to @jcurtisart
Thanks🙂
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