Pocklington Canal – 11/07/2019

A sunny late afternoon visit with a moderate westerly breeze blowing, temperature around 23 degrees C.

Beetles (7)
Cantharis nigra
Coccinella septempunctata – 7-spot Ladybird
Donacia semicupre (NFY)
Galerucella nymphaeae – Water-Lily Leaf Beetle (NEW)
Gastrophysa viridula – Green Dock Beetle
Propylea quattuordecimpunctata – 14-spot Ladybird
Rhagonycha fulva – Common Red Soldier Beetle

Butterflies (7)
Aglais urticae – Small Tortoiseshell
Aphantopus hyperantus – Ringlet
Maniola jurtina – Meadow Brown
Pieris brassicae – Large White
Pieris napi – Green-veined White
Pyronia tithonus – Gatekeeper (NFY)
Vanessa atalanta – Red Admiral

Dragonflies (7)
Aeshna grandis – Brown Hawker
Anax imperator – Emperor Dragonfly
Calopteryx splendens – Banded Demoiselle (NFY)
Coenagrion puella – Azure Damselfly
Enallagma cyathigerum – Common Blue Damselfly
Erythromma najas – Red-eyed Damselfly
Ischnura elegans – Blue-tailed Damselfly

True Bugs (7)
Aphrophora alni
Deraeocoris ruber
Evacanthus interruptus (NFY)
Grypocoris stysi
Iassus lanio (NFY)
Leptopterna dolabrata – Meadow Plant Bug
Philaenus spumarius – Cuckoo-Spit Insect

Flies (2)
Oplodontha viridula – Common Green Colonel
Rhingia campestris (NFY)

(NEW) – New to life list
(NFY) – First of the year