Skerne Wetlands – 29/06/2019

A sunny afternoon with a moderate south-easterly breeze, temperature around 26 degrees C.

Amphibians (1)
Pelophylax ridibundus – Marsh Frog

Beetles (2)
Agapanthia villosoviridescens
Lagria hirta

Butterflies (6)
Aglais urticae – Small Tortoiseshell
Aphantopus hyperantus – Ringlet
Maniola jurtina – Meadow Brown
Ochlodes sylvanus – Large Skipper
Vanessa atalanta – Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui – Painted Lady

Dragonflies (6)
Anax imperator – Emperor Dragonfly
Brachytron pratense – Hairy Dragonfly
Coenagrion puella – Azure Damselfly
Ischnura elegans – Blue-tailed Damselfly
Libellula quadrimaculata – Four-spotted Chaser
Orthetrum cancellatum – Black-tailed Skimmer (NFY)

Moths (4)
Cabera exanthemata – Common Wave (NFY)
Chrysoteuchia culmella – Garden Grass-veneer
Gandaritis pyraliata – Barred Straw (NFY)
Pammene aurana – Orange-spot Piercer

True Bugs (4)
Aphrophora alni (NFY)
Capsus ater
Leptopterna dolabrata – Meadow Plant Bug
Psallus cf. betuleti (NEW)

Soldierflies (2)
Oplodontha viridula – Common Green Colonel (NFY)
Stratiomys singularior – Flecked General