Insects

Some of the insects I see:

Damselfly

  • Predatory insect
  • Found in wet habitats
  • About 26 species.
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Damselfly – St Erth by the River Hayle – 10th June 2015
Damselfly
Damselfly – St Erth by the River Hayle – 10th June 2015

 

Ladybird pupa - seven spot ladybird
Ladybird pupa – seven spot ladybird

Scorpion Fly  Mecoptera  (Panorpa communis)

  • 12-15mm long
  • Flys May – August
  • Damp or shady places.

    Scorpion Fly - St Erth -
    Scorpion Fly – St Erth – 10th June 2015

Origin of Name:

  • Female has upturned tail like the sting of a scorpion – harmless to humans

 

 

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