Kiplingcotes Nature Reserve – 22/08/2019

An overcast afternoon with a moderate south-westerly, temperature around 18 degrees C.

Beetles (2)
Coccinella septempunctata – 7-spot Ladybird
Oulema melanopus s.l. – Cereal Leaf Beetle

Butterflies (11)
Aglais io – Peacock
Aricia agestis – Brown Argus
Lycaena phlaeas – Small Copper
Maniola jurtina – Meadow Brown
Pararge aegeria – Speckled Wood
Pieris rapae – Small White
Polyommatus icarus – Common Blue
Pyronia tithonus – Gatekeeper
Thymelicus sylvestris – Small Skipper
Vanessa atalanta – Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui – Painted Lady

True Bugs (13)
Adelphocoris lineolatus – Lucerne Bug (NEW)
Aphrophora alni
Apolygus spinolae (NFY)
Charagochilus gyllenhalii (NEW)
Deraeocoris ruber
Dolycoris baccarum – Sloe Shieldbug
Liocoris tripustulatus
Myrmus miriformis
Nabis flavomarginatus – Broad Damselbug
Philaenus spumarius – Cuckoo-Spit Insect
Phytocoris ulmi
Picromerus bidens – Spined Shieldbug
Zicrona caerulea – Blue Shieldbug

Moths (5)
Epirrhoe alternata – Common Carpet
Lathronympha strigana – Red Piercer
Pleuroptya ruralis – Mother of Pearl
Pyrausta aurata – Small Purple & Gold (NFY)
Xanthorhoe montanata – Silver-ground Carpet

Grasshoppers & Crickets (1)
Conocephalus dorsalis – Short-winged Cone-head
Conocephalus fuscus – Long-winged Cone-head (NEW)

Flies (2)
Eristalis tenax
Helophilus pendulus

Spiders (1)
Enoplognatha ovata sensu lato (NEW)

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