COLOURFUL ENGLAND

You dont have to go overseas to see colour ful wildlife! If you look closely enough you can see it all around Britain!. Here are some pictures i took of a load of insects throughout the British summer. Mainly shot around Plymouth and the Devon coast. I hope you like them. enjoy!

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Red Damsel fly, Pyrrhosoma Nymphula.

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Mating Azure Drangonflys, Coenagrion Puella. The male is Blue and black and the female is brilliant green and black.

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The Common Blue Butterfly, Polyommatus icarus(Lycenidae).

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Peacock butterfly, Nymphalis io (Nymphalidae).

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Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta (Nymphalidae)

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????Not sure about this one. Possibly a variation of a Ringlet butterfly. If anyone knows can you let me know?

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Gatekeeper, Maniola tithonius (Satyridae)

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Bumble Bee. Apidae.

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A Species of Hoverfly.Image

Seven spot Ladybird, Coccinella Septempunctata. Here it can be seen feeding on small green Aphids.

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Another Unkown. A species of Moth when il got time il research and find out more.

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Garden Carpet Moth, Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Geometridae)

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A species of Cattepillar i found. ??? Thought id take some close ups then return it to where i found it unharmed.

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A tiny spider i photographed inĀ  my GardenImage

A Garden Cross spider, Araneus Diadematus. This fella i knicknamed spinny Lived on various parts of my van for months! proberbly the most travelled spider around !

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Red lily Beetle, Lilioceris Lilli. Destroying my mums lillies! oh well.

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