5.8.15.

Wednesday

Overcast but Warm.

Yet another short, but fruitful visit to HC this afternoon. Enjoyed looking up some of the new wildlife I spotted. Like this Crab Spider (Misumena vatia). It was on the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Notice Board…

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Always good to find a new moth species. This one I found is called a Small Rivulet…

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This is the first Dun-bar I have seen this year…

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Unknown Micro Moth….

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Common Earwig…

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Found a new flowering plant on the Staffordshire Wildlife Car Park. This one is called Hemp Agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum)…

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Young colourless Damselflies always cause me problems with ID. This one is no different, so I will leave it to the experts…

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I usually see hundreds of these Fungus Gnats on Hogweed. But I might not see so many this year, as most of the Hogweed as died off, and is already in seed….

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My Mum, always say you live and learn. Well thanks to the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, I learnt a new fact about Butterflies. I never knew they tasted through their feet….

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Unknown Hoverfly and Aphid….

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Just lately Common Frogs want me to tread on them, by jumping right in front of me. But I always seem to avoid doing so…

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Unidentified Larva…

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Nice to see this day flying moth in its natural surroundings. This is a Shaded Broad-bar…

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This is the biggest Vapourer larva I have seen. It must be close to final instar….

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These Conkers are nearly ready on this Horse Chestnut…

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Kite-tailed Robberfly with its prey/unidentified fly…

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I always love the Leaf Beetles. This one was on a bench, not a leaf. This is called a Leaf Beetle (Sermylassa halensis)…

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