Order Archive: Coleoptera

Garden Chafer Beetle

Garden Chafer (Phyllopertha horticola) – a chafer beetle (approx. 15mm in size)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/garden-chafer-beetle/

Figwort Weevil

Figwort Weevil (Cionus scrophulariae) (on fuschia leaf, 24 June 2014)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/figwort-weevil/

Rustic Sailor Beetle

Cantharis rustica (16 May 2014)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/rustic-sailor-beetle-2/

Rugged Oil Beetle

  Rugged Oil Beetle (Meloe Rugosus) (Resting on garden furniture cover, 01 January 2013) This is the third record of this very rare oil beetle in Radley since 2006 . It is classified as Near Threatened (Red Data Book 3) and is a UKBAP priority species.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/rugged-oil-beetle/

Green Dock Beetle

Green Dock Beetle (Gastrophysa viridula) – female laden with eggs.(Thrupp Lake, 27 May 2013)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/green-dock-beetle-3/

Willow Flea Beetle

Willow Flea Beetle (Crepidodera aurata)(St David’s Meadow, 06 June 2013)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/willow-flea-beetle/

Snail-eating Beetle

Snail-eating Beetle (Silpha laevigata)(Thrupp Lake, 27 May 2013)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/snail-eating-beetle/

Blue Flea Beetle

Blue Flea Beetle (Altica sp.) – on Willowherb.(Thrupp Lake, 27 May 2013)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/blue-flea-beetle/

Black-headed Cardinal Beetle

Black-headed Cardinal Beetle (Pyrochroa coccinea)(11 May 2011)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/black-headed-cardinal-beetle/

Green Tiger Beetle

Green Tiger Beetles (Cicindela campestris) in copula.(06 May 2011)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/green-tiger-beetle/

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