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Apoidea sp.
Langford Lakes, Wiltshire
Mike Trew  simple  profile profile
19/03/17 (uploaded 22/03/17)

Unable to identify this bee species which I have never previously seen.
Apoidea sp.
Common Wasp (Vespula vulgaris)
Washington WWT, Durham
Neale Armstrong  simple  profile profile
24/02/17 (uploaded 01/03/17)

Flew in to the hawthorn wood hide ,Photographed and dispatched to wasp heaven.
Equipment: Nikon/sigma.
<i>Vespula vulgaris</i>
Sceliphron spirifex
Mysore, Karnataka, India
Ragoo Rao  simple  profile profile
16/06/11 (uploaded 20/02/17)

A Thread waisted wasp, collects moist clay for her nest building.
Equipment: Canon EOS1000D + Canon 70-300 Telelens.
<i>Sceliphron spirifex</i>
Phimenes flavopictum
Myore, Karnataka, India
Ragoo Rao  simple  profile profile
09/06/11 (uploaded 20/02/17)

A Potter Wasp, laying her egg in a mud pot nest.
Equipment: Canon EOS 600D + 75-300 Canon Telelens.
<i>Phimenes flavopictum</i>
Yellow-faced Bumblebee (Bombus vosnesenskii)
Yosemite, California, United States
Michael Southall  simple  profile profile
11/10/16 (uploaded 12/12/16)

Equipment: Canon.
<i>Bombus vosnesenskii</i>
Rose Chafer (Cetonia aurata)
Sark, Sark
Dr George Kinsman  simple  profile profile
21/07/16 (uploaded 28/10/16)

<i>Cetonia aurata</i>
Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis)
Potteric Carr YWT, South Yorkshire
Billy Harbottle  simple  profile profile
26/10/16 (uploaded 27/10/16)

Lovely warm afternoon, and for the 2nd day running (Fairburn, yesterday) I observed another "eruption" of this species. This time on a very tall, strongly sunlit, metal railway floodlight. There were scores of them, I was amazed by the variety of colours and numbers of spots. Sad, however, that they are probably out-competing our native species.
Equipment: Canon 7D mkII 100-400 mkII.
<i>Harmonia axyridis</i>
Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis)
Potteric Carr YWT, South Yorkshire
Billy Harbottle  simple  profile profile
26/10/16 (uploaded 27/10/16)

Lovely warm afternoon, and for the 2nd day running (Fairburn, yesterday) I observed another "eruption" of this species. This time on a very tall, strongly sunlit, metal railway floodlight. There were scores of them, I was amazed by the variety of colours and numbers of spots. Sad, however, that they are probably out-competing our native species.
Equipment: Canon 7D mkII 100-400 mkII.
<i>Harmonia axyridis</i>
Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis)
Fairburn Ings RSPB, West Yorkshire
Billy Harbottle  simple  profile profile
25/10/16 (uploaded 27/10/16)

I found an "eruption" of this invasive species on a strongly sunlit tree. Known in North America as the "Halloween Lady Beetle". Don't be surprised if finding one in your home this weekend!
Equipment: Canon 7D mkII 100-400 mkII.
<i>Harmonia axyridis</i>
Harlequin Ladybird (Harmonia axyridis)
Fairburn Ings RSPB, West Yorkshire
Billy Harbottle  simple  profile profile
25/10/16 (uploaded 27/10/16)

I found an "eruption" of this invasive species on a strongly sunlit tree. Known in North America as the "Halloween Lady Beetle". Don't be surprised if finding one in your home this weekend!
Equipment: Canon 7D mkII 100-400 mkII.
<i>Harmonia axyridis</i>

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devil's coach-horse
devil's coach-horse
Somerset
25/10/16 Show thumbnail functions
Pimpla hypochondriaca
Pimpla hypochondriaca
Devon
10/10/16 Show thumbnail functions
Rosemary Beetle
Rosemary Beetle
Devon
10/10/16 Show thumbnail functions
Garden Spider
Garden Spider
Somerset
12/10/16 Show thumbnail functions
Garden Spider
Garden Spider
Somerset
12/10/16 Show thumbnail functions
louse fly sp.
louse fly sp.
Berks
18/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Burdock Gall Fly
Burdock Gall Fly
Hants
24/07/16 Show thumbnail functions
Calocoris roseomaculatus
Calocoris roseomaculatus
Hants
24/07/16 Show thumbnail functions
Green Soldier Fly
Green Soldier Fly
Hants
24/07/16 Show thumbnail functions
Garden Spider
Garden Spider
N Yorks
24/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
beetle sp.
beetle sp.
Cumbria
15/08/16 Show thumbnail functions
Dark Bush-cricket
Dark Bush-cricket
Oxon
27/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Helophilus pendulus
Helophilus pendulus
Cambs
24/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
cardinal beetle
cardinal beetle
Berks
18/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
cardinal beetle
cardinal beetle
Berks
18/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Hornet
Hornet
Clyde
16/08/16 Show thumbnail functions
Hymenoptera sp.
Hymenoptera sp.
S Yorks
19/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Western Honey Bee
Western Honey Bee
Cambs
18/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Bloody-nosed Beetle
Bloody-nosed Beetle
Norfolk
17/05/15 Show thumbnail functions
Garden Spider
Garden Spider
Suffolk
13/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Garden Spider
Garden Spider
Cheshire
09/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Harlequin Ladybird
Harlequin Ladybird
Derbys
08/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Acari sp.
Acari sp.
Hants
04/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Common Field Grasshopper
Common Field Grasshopper
Cambs
01/09/16 Show thumbnail functions
Volucella pellucens
Volucella pellucens
Lincs
29/08/16 Show thumbnail functions

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