Order Archive: Hymenoptera

German Wasp

German wasp (Vespula germanica) – queen.(23 March 2011) This is the other common British wasp. Note the distinctive 3 spots on the face.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/german-wasp/

Yellow Legged Mining Bee

Andrena flavipes – a mining bee(23 March 2011)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/mining-bee/

Hornet

Hornet (Vespa crabro)(27 August 2010)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hornet/

Cryptinae (sfa.)

Cryptinae sfa. – an ichneumonid(19 June 2010)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/cryptinae-sfa/

Turnip Sawfly

Athalia rosae – a sawfly(on Urtica dioica leaf, Thrupp Lake, 03 June 2010)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/turnip-sawfly/

Green-legged Sawfly

Tenthredo mesomelas – a sawfly(on Urtica dioica leaf, Thrupp Lake, 03 June 2010)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/sawfly-2/

Large Alder Sawfly

Cimbex connatus – a large sawfly(19 August 2009)(See News item for more information about this find)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/large-sawfly/

Wool Carder Bee

Wool Carder Bee(Anthidium manicatum) male.(31 July 2009) Note the fearsome prongs on the tip of the abdomen. These are used to attack other insects and male carder bees invading its territory.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/wool-carder-bee/

Tawny Mining Bee

Andrena fulva(15 April 2009)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/tawny-mining-bee-female/

Gooseberry Sawfly – male

Gooseberry Sawfly (Nematus ribesii) male(09 April 2009)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/gooseberry-sawfly-male/

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