22 May 2013

Six legs, four wings

Finally, a day of multiple Odonata and a few other relatively large, obvious and pretty flying insects; nothing exciting mind, and only a few butterflies.

 Female Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphula f. intermedia

Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia

Nettle-tap Anthophila fabriciana; also had the longhorn Cauchas rufimitrella but failed to obtain a suitably sharp and shiny photo.


sambbryo said...

Oddly there are only 5 previous records of rufimitrella from VC35: 4 of mine from Dingestow and one by John Bradley from Magor Marsh. Great you're looking at micros!

Sam B

Darryl said...

Sorry Sam, I should have mentioned, I was in VC34,... but I was looking at micros! :)