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Help & Reference : Endangered & Rare Plants & Animals : Invertebrates

Invertebrates of particular interest

Common Name Species

Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly

Ischnura pumilio

Small Red Damselfly

Ceriagrion tenellum

Downy Emerald

Cordulia aenea

Keeled Skimmer

Orthetrum coerulescens

Ruddy Darter

Sympetrum sanguineum

Bog Bush Cricket

Metrioptera brachyptera

Long-winged Conehead

Conocephalus discolor

Short-winged Conehead

Conocephalus dorsalis

Woodland Grasshopper

Omocestus rufipes

Mottled Grasshopper

Myrmeleotettix maculatus

Lesser Marsh Grasshopper

Chorthippus albomarginatus

Heath Grasshopper

Chorthippus vagans

Tawny Cockroach

Ectobius pallidus

Lesser Cockroach

Ectobius panzeri

a ground bug

Megalonotus dilatatus

a ground beetle

Carabus monilis

a rove beetle

Lomechusa emarginata

Stag Beetle

Lucanus cervus

a leaf beetle

Cryptocephalus bipunctatus

a leaf beetle

Calomicrus circumfusus

a weevil

Cneorhinus plumbeus

a micro-moth

Ectoedemia atrifrontella


Apoda limacodes

Sallow Clearwing

Synanthedon flaviventris

Red-tipped Clearwing

Synanthedon formicaeformis

a micro-moth

Glyphipterix schoenicolella

a tortrix moth

Clavigesta sylvestrana

a pyralid moth

Crambus uliginosellus

a pyralid moth

Synaphe punctalis

a pyralid moth

Pempelia genistella

Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus malvae

Green Hairstreak

Callophrys rubi

Silver-studded Blue

Plebejus argus

Dark Green Fritillary

Argynnis aglaja

Silver-washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia


Hipparchia semele

Dotted-border Wave

Idaea sylvestraria

Horse Chestnut

Pachycnemia hippocastanaria

Marsh Oblique-barred

Hypenodes humidialis

a bee fly

Bombylius minor

a bee fly

Thyridanthrax fenestratus

a hoverfly

Chrysotoxum cautum

a fly

Conops strigata

a rubytail wasp

Hedychrum niemelai

Large Velvet Ant

Mutilla europaea

Small Velvet Ant

Smicromyrne rufipes

The Bog Ant

Formica candida

a spider-hunting wasp

Cryptocheilus notatus

a spider-hunting wasp

Evagetes dubius

Heath Potter Wasp

Eumenes coarctatus

Hairy Sand Wasp

Podalonia hirsuta

Bee Wolf

Philanthus triangulum

a solitary bee

Sphecodes niger

a crab spider

Xysticus acerbus

a pirate spider

Ero aphana

a comb-footed spider

Episinus truncatus