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Beetles

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Group Order Family Species Common Name Author Date
22-spot Ladybird (Psyllobora 22-punctata) photographed 14 August 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Psyllobora 22-punctata
Twenty-two-spot Ladybird
B Crowley
2009/08/14
Black Sexton Beetle (Nicrophorus humator) photographed 25 April 2010 by Sue Calvert-FisherInsects
Coleoptera
Silphidae
Nicrophorus humator
Black Sexton Beetle
S Calvert-Fisher
2010/04/25
Cardinal Beetle ( Pyrochroa coccinea) photographed 11 May 2011 by J CartmellInsects
Coleoptera
Pyrochroidae
Pyrochroa coccinea
Black-headed Cardinal Beetle
Jo Cartmell
2011/05/11
Blue Flea Beetle (Altica sp.) photographed 27 May 2013 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Altica sp.
Blue Flea Beetle
B Crowley
2013/05/27
Phyllodecta vitellinae, photographed 26 June 2005 by B Crowley, ID by L LositoInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Phyllodecta vitellinae
Brassy Willow Beetle
B Crowley
2005/06/26
Chlorophanus, photographed 31 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Curculionoidae
Chlorophanus sp.
B Crowley
2005/05/31
Cockchafer beetle (Melolontha melolontha) photographed 28 May 2008 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Scarabaeidae
Melolontha melolontha
Common Cockchafer Beetle
B Crowley
2008/05/28
Larva of Common Cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha) photographed 27th August 2010 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Scarabaeidae
Melolontha melolontha
Common Cockchafer Beetle
B Crowley
2010/08/21
Rhagonycha fulva, photographed 10 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Cantharidae
Rhagonycha fulva
Common Red Soldier Beetle
B Crowley
2005/07/10
Tenebrio molitor, photographed 14 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Tenebrionidae
Tenebrio molitor
Darkling Beetle
B Crowley
2005/07/14
Harpalus beetle, photographed 30 June 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Carabidae
Harpalus sp.
Dingy Ground Beetle
B Crowley
2005/06/30
Figwort weevil -(Cionus scrophulariae) on fuschia leaf, photographed 24 June 2014 by S Calvert FisherInsects
Coleoptera
Curculionoidae
Cionus scrophulariae
Figwort Weevil
S Calvert-Fisher
2014/06/28
14-spot ladybird, photographed 15 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Propylea 14-punctata
Fourteen-spot Ladybird
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Garden Chafer (Phyllopertha horticola) photographed 25 May 2015 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Scarabaeidae
Phyllopertha horticola
Garden Chafer
B Crowley
2015/05/28
Gastrophysa viridula, a leaf beetle, photographed 24 April 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Gastrophysa viridula
Green Dock Beetle
B Crowley
2005/04/24
Gastrophysa viridula, photographed 18 June 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Gastrophysa viridula
Green Dock Beetle
B Crowley
2009/06/18
Green Dock Beetle (Gastrophysa viridula?) photographed 27 July 2013 by B Crowley. Id by Richard Comont.Insects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Gastrophysa viridula
Green Dock Beetle
B Crowley
2013/07/27
Green Tiger Beetles (Cicindela campestris) photographed 06 May 2011 by J CartmellInsects
Coleoptera
Carabidae
Cicindela campestris
Green Tiger Beetle
Jo Cartmell
2011/05/06
Amara beetle, photographed 27 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Carabidae
Amara sp.
Ground Beetle
B Crowley
2005/05/27
Pterostichus versicolor, photographed 09 July 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Carabidae
Pterostichus versicolor
Ground Beetle
B Crowley
2009/07/09
Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) photographed 13 July 2008, by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Harmonia axyridis
Harlequin Ladybird
B Crowley
2008/07/13
Harlequin Ladybird, photographed 26 July 2008 by S Calvert-FisherInsects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Harmonia axyridis
Harlequin Ladybird
S Calvert-Fisher
2008/07/26
Harlequin ladybird larva, photographed 14 July 2008Insects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Harmonia axyridis
Harlequin Ladybird
B Crowley
2008/07/14
Chrysolina polita photographed 15 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Chrysolina polita
Knotgrass Leaf Beetle
B Crowley
2005/07/15
Chrysolina polita, photographed 17 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Chrysolina polita
Knotgrass Leaf Beetle
B Crowley
2005/07/17
Lesser Stag beetle, photographed 23 July 2008 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Lucanidae
Dorcus parallelapipedus
Lesser Stag Beetle
B Crowley
2008/07/23
Malachius bipustulatus, photographed 18 June 2006 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Melyridae
Malachius bipustulatus
Malachite Beetle
B Crowley
2006/06/18
Mint leaf beetle, photographed 17 July 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Chrysolina menthastri
Mint Leaf Beetle
B Crowley
2005/07/17
Musk beetle, photographed 30 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Cerambycidae
Aromia moschata
Musk Beetle
B Crowley
2005/05/30
Platydracus stercorarius - a rove beetle, photographed 31 August 2009 by B Crowley (identification by L Losito)Insects
Coleoptera
Staphylinidae
Platydracus stercorarius
Rove Beetle
B Crowley
2009/08/31
Meloe rugosus, photographed 14 April 2006 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Meloidae
Meloe rugosus
Rugged Oil Beetle
B Crowley
2006/04/14
Rugged Oil Beetle (Meloe Rugosus) photographed 01 January 2013 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Meloidae
Meloe rugosus
Rugged Oil Beetle
B Crowley
2014/04/14
Cantharis rustica, photographed 22 May 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Cantharidae
Cantharis rustica
Rustic Sailor Beetle
B Crowley
2009/05/22
Cantharis rustica, photographed 16 May 2014 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Cantharidae
Cantharis rustica
Rustic Sailor Beetle
B Crowley
2014/05/16
7-spot ladybird, photographed 30 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Coccinella 7-punctata
Seven-spot Ladybird
B Crowley
2005/05/30
16-Spot Ladybird (Tytthaspis 16-punctata) photographed 27 July 2005 by B Crowley. ID by Richard Comont.Insects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Tytthaspis 16-punctata
Sixteen-spot Ladybird
B Crowley
2005/07/27
Snail-eating Beetle (Silpha laevigata). Photographed 27 May 2013 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Silphidae
Silpha laevigata
Snail-eating Beetle
B Crowley
2013/05/27
Strangalia maculata, photographed 23 July 2008 by S Calvert-FisherInsects
Coleoptera
Cerambycidae
Strangalia maculata
S Calvert-Fisher
2008/07/23
Oedemera nobilis , a flower beetle, photographed 18 June 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Oedemeridae
Oedemera nobilis
Thick-legged Flower Beetle
B Crowley
2009/06/18
2-spot ladybird, photographed 30 May 2005 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Coccinellidae
Adalia 2-punctata
Two-spot Ladybird
B Crowley
2005/05/30
Anthrenus verbasci, photographed 15 May 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Dermestidae
Anthrenus verbasci
Varied Carpet Beetle
B Crowley
2009/05/15
Vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) photographed 4 September 2009 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Curculionoidae
Otiorhynchus xulcatus
Vine Weevil
B Crowley
2009/09/04
Wasp beetle (Clytus arietis) photographed 10 May 2009 by S Calvert FisherInsects
Coleoptera
Cerambycidae
Clytus arietis
Wasp Beetle
S Calvert-Fisher
2009/05/10
Hydroporus sp (cf. niger) photographed 13 July 2008 by B Crowley. Previous id corrected by J.I.Thacker.Insects
Coleoptera
Dytiscidae
Hydroporus niger
Water Beetle
B Crowley
2008/07/13
Acilius sulcatus - a water beetle, photographed 8 April 2010 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Dytiscidae
Acilius sulcatus
Water Beetle
B Crowley
2010/04/08
Crepidodera ferruginea, photographed 17 July 2005 by B Crowley, ID by Linda LositoInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Crepidodera ferruginea
Wheat Flea Beetle
B Crowley
2005/07/17
Willow Flea Beetle (Crepidodera aurata) photographed 06 June 2013 by B CrowleyInsects
Coleoptera
Chrysomelidae
Crepidodera aurata
Willow Flea Beetle
B Crowley
2013/06/06

 

Recorded species with no photograph

 
  • Rove Beetles (Staphylinidae)
    • Paederus littoralis
  • Ground Beetles and Tiger Beetles (Carabidae)
    • Strawberry Ground Beetle (Pterostichus madidus )
  • Wood Boring Beetles (Anobiidae)
    • Death-watch Beetle (Xestobium rufovillosum) – responsible for an infestation in the church in 2008.
 

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