Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by MJB, May 30, 2021.
Beautiful Demoiselle (That's it's name, not an opinion)
Nursery web spider by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Four spotted chaser by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Caddis fy by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Green veined whites by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Bug by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Beautiful shots I love them all. Don
Alf... All of your shots are all amazing but this one is so captivating.... love it..!
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Anyone car to hazard an ID of these? The moth is probably a bit paler green (the backfdop should be primrose yellow!). The caterpillar (rescued from my leg, which it was climbing up at lunchtime, has an impressive mohican tuft on it's back.
The moth is one of the emeralds possibly a small
I think you've nailed it. Alf, thank you! We waited for it to get dark so the swifts weren't tearing by, and put it out the window.
Could it be a Grey Dagger?
From The Boy's Bumper Book of Bugs, aka Collins Complete Guide to British Insects.
Looking it up, I think you have it, Steve, thank you! I shall pass on the news to the person who spotted it. I hope it's partial to oak leaves, as I put it back in the tree we were sat under!
I thought I had found a Collembola (springtail) but I have no idea what it is or will become
Unknown by Alf Branch, on Flickr
What a gorgeous little thing!
Hornet Mimic Hoverfly by SteveH, on Flickr
or Volucella zonaria.
A tiny millipede that I thought was a springtail about 3mm long I would say
Tiny millipede by Alf Branch, on Flickr
I got a bot closer to this barkfly but still a heavy crop for 2:1 shot
Barkfly by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Some things from the other week
Broad bodied chaser by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Emperor resting by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Capping off by Alf Branch, on Flickr
Not perfect but I keep trying
Hover by Alf Branch, on Flickr
And a nymph, possibly Broad-bodied Chaser:
Did you wait for it to emerge?
Nice shot it looks like a good location.
It's still sitting there , had the same thing last year - left the water but died.
There are a couple of white things sticking out of its back, I'm wondering if they may be fungus or something equally nasty.
I'll look in the morning.
Just checked, it's converted into a dragonfly.
Don't they come out of a small split in the back?
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