North Cliffe Wood – 28/03/2019

A mainly sunny afternoon with a gentle south-westerly breeze. Temperature around 13 Degrees C.

A pleasant afternoon visit to this Woodland and Heathland Reserve, mainly concentrating on the Heathland habitat. Full species list is detailed below.

Beetles (5)
7-spot Ladybird – Coccinella septempunctata
Cabbage Stem Weevil – Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus
Gorse Weevil – Exapion ulicis
Green Tiger Beetle – Cicindela campestris
Heather Beetle – Lochmaea suturalis

Butterflies (2)
Comma – Polygonia c-album
Peacock – Aglais io

Bees (1)
Buffish Mining Bee – Andrena nigroaenea

Grasshoppers (1)
Common Ground-hopper – Tetrix undulata

True Bugs (7)
Birch Catkin Bug – Kleidocerys resedae
Common Flower Bug – Anthocoris nemorum
Field Damsel Bug – Nabis ferus
Pied Shieldbug – Tritomegas bicolor
Corizus hyoscyami
Drymus sylvaticus
Lygus sp.

Spiders (2)
Araniella cucurbitina sensu lato
Salticus cingulatus

Reptiles (1)
Common Lizard – Zootoca vivipara