Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Velia caprai Water Cricket

Hi,heres a pic of the very common, Water Cricket at Gorpley Clough,at 8mm in body lenght its only when viewed closely you notice how colourful they are.

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

early Mottled Grey 11 01 12

Found this Male Mottled Grey today while working,earliest ive seen by about a Month,wonder what else will show up,these mild temperatures have no doubt helped,still many plants still flowering.regards for the New Year Bri.

early Mottled Grey 11 01 12

Found a Male Mottled Grey,earliest ive seen,a Month earlier than previous records,no doubt due to the ridiculous Temperatures we have been getting recently,wonder what others will emerge earlier than usual !! regards Bri.ps blog wont let me post Pic for some reason !

Friday, 12 February 2010

Knott Wood 12 02 10

Had a try tonight for a few hours,Dotted Border at Actinic,7 Mottled Greys resting on vegetation after dark, pic,also a True Lovers Knot larva on Wavy Hair Grass after dark,things are starting to happen.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Basking Larva ,17 09 09

Hi all,quite a few broom moth larva about at the moment,they like to bask in afternoon sun,this ones on bracken,but can be found on quite a few plants,ie heather,broom,also found them on ragwort,geranium to name a few,wether these last 2 are used as foodplants not sure ! all the best Bri.

Friday, 15 May 2009

epiblema sp

Hi all,found 2 epiblema sp on common knapweed,yesterday 14 05 09,i know theres 3 sp very similar,on foodplant cirsiana would appear more apt,or is it gen det job ?brilliant pattern and texture.can anyone recommend a decent sweepnet for heather .all the best bri.

epiblema sp

Hi all,found 2 of these on common knapweed ,i gather there is 3 sp very similar,on foodplant cirsiana looks most likely.is gen det the only sure way ! fantastic patterns and texture .all the best bri.
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