Beetles

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Ceratapion (Ceratapion) gibbirostre


Cercyon (Cercyon) convexiusculus


Cercyon (Cercyon) haemorrhoidalis


Cercyon (Cercyon) melanocephalus


Cercyon (Cercyon) pygmaeus


Cercyon (Cercyon) unipunctatus


Ceutorhynchus assimilis


Ceutorhynchus erysimi


Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus


Ceutorhynchus typhae


Chaetida longicornis


Heather Ladybird - Chilocorus bipustulatus


Kidney Spot Ladybird - Chilocorus renipustulatus

Found on Ash trees. During summer 2011 many larvae found on the trees also.


Chrysolina polita


Chrysolina staphylaea


Chrysomela aenea


Green Tiger Beetle - Cicindela campestris


Figwort Weevil - Cionus scrophulariae


Cleonis pigra


Wasp Beetle - Clytus arietis

This beetle lives mainly on pollen. Its larvae live and feed on rotten wood. This one was found by the Eco Club children. It does a very good impression of a wasp but is actually harmless.


Coccidula rufa


Hieroglyphic Ladybird - Coccinella hieroglyphica

This ladybird likes the litter under Heather. It is widespread but local and is declining in numbers.


7-spot Ladybird - Coccinella septempunctata

Both the adult and the larva are voracious feeders of aphids.

There were many 7-spot Ladybirds seen on the reserve during late summer in 2010.


Coelostoma orbiculare


Colymbetes fuscus


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