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Bees Wasps Ants & Sawflies

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Ichneumon Wasp - Amblyteles armatorius


Sawfly - Blennocampa phyllocolpa


Buff-tailed bumblebee - Bombus (Bombus) terrestris


Red Tailed Bumble Bee - Bombus (Melanobombus) lapidarius


Cuckoo Bee - Bombus (Psithyrus) bohemicus


Tree Bumblebee - Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum

Photographs taken of this bee were sent to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust for confirmation of identification. It arrived in the county in August 2011.


Heath Bumblebee - Bombus (Pyrobombus) jonellus


Early bumblebee - Bombus (Pyrobombus) pratorum


Carder Bee - Bombus (Thoracobombus)pascuorum


White-tailed Bumble Bee - Bombus lucorum


Chrysis ignita


Diplolepis nervosa


Gall Wasp - Diplolepis rosae

This tiny wasp is responsible for Robin's Pincushion Gall on roses.


Median Wasp - Dolichovespula (Dolichovespula) media


Eriocampa ovata


Ichneumon suspiciosus


Red Ants - Myrmica ruginodis

Several nests have been found and identification confirmed.


Neodiprion sertifer


Neuroterus numismalis


Neuroterus anthracinus f agamic


Common Spangle Gall - Neuroterus quercusbaccarum

The gall is found on the underside of Oak leaves.


Ophion minutus


Ophion obscuratus

This insect can arrive in the moth trap.


Sawfly - Pontania (Eupontania) pedunculi


Pontania (Pontania) bridgmanii


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