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Water Measurer - Hydrometra stagnorum
Saucer Bug - Ilyocoris cimicoides
Javesella (Javesella) discolor
Found on the heath during a Bug Event run by Dr Key
Lygocoris (Lygocoris) pabulinus
Microvelia (Microvelia) reticulata
Nabis (Dolichonabis) limbatus
Nabis (Nabicula) flavomarginatus
Heath Damsel Bug - Nabis (Nabis) ericetorum
Nabis (Nabis) rugosus
Lesser Froghopper - Neophilaenus lineatus
Water Scorpion - Nepa cinerea
These creatures do have fully formed wings but rarely fly. They are hunters and will even catch and eat small fish.
Common Backswimmer - Notonecta (Notonecta) glauca
Notonecta (Notonecta) obliqua
Green Shield Bug - Palomena prasina
Pantilius (Pantilius) tunicatus
Forest Shield Bug - Pentatoma rufipes
The nymphs feed mainly on oak. The adults are partly predatory, eating caterpillars and fruit.
Common Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius
Spiked Shield Bug - Picromerus bidens
Dr Key took an activity for children at the beginning of August 2018. They collected insects using a variety of methods and in amongst their catch were several new species to the reserve, including this Spiked Shield Bug.