Nottinghamshire Invertebrates
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Invertebrate news 2017   Invertebrate news from around Nottinghamshire in 2017
Nottinghamshire Moth Records 2017 . Our latest moth news and records from 2017
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Assorted insect / invertebrate pages
Nottinghamshire invertebrates 2015   An incomplete daily journal of invertebrate recording
Raphidiidae - the Snake Flies of Nottinghamshire   A look at some of our strangest insects
Recent invertebrates to colonise Nottinghamshire   Invasive invertebrates and some recent Nottinghamshire colonists
Common and Lesser Earwigs in Nottinghamshire . Nottinghamshire's only two representatives of the order Dermaptera
The Wood Ant in Nottinghamshire   The range and occurrence of Nottinghamshire's largest Ant
Crickets and Grasshoppers . Nottinghamshire's Crickets and Grasshoppers
The current status of Nottinghamshire Orthoptera   Nottinghamshire's Orthoptera species list and summary of records
Bumblebees . Nottinghamshire's Bumblebees
Wasps . Nottinghamshire's Wasps
Wasp nest construction 2011   Daily photographic diary of a Saxon Wasp's nest building
Identification of Nottinghamshire's Social Wasps   Photographic guide to Nottinghamshire's Social Wasps
The Hornet in Nottinghamshire   The UK's largest wasp and its Nottinghamshire distribution
Invertebrate news 2016   Invertebrate news from around Nottinghamshire in 2016
Invertebrate news 2015   Invertebrate news from around Nottinghamshire in 2015
Invertebrate news 2014   Invertebrate news from around Nottinghamshire in 2014
Invertebrate news 2013   Invertebrate news from around Nottinghamshire in 2013
Invertebrate news 2012   Invertebrate news from Eakring and Sherwood Forest during 2012
Invertebrate news 2011   Invertebrate news from Eakring and Sherwood Forest during 2011
Invertebrate news 2010   Invertebrate news from Eakring and north Notts during 2010
Invertebrate news 2009   Invertebrate news from Eakring and north Notts during 2009
Invertebrate news 2008   Invertebrate news from Eakring during 2008
Invertebrate news 2007   Invertebrate news from Eakring during 2007
Invertebrate news 2006   Invertebrate news from Eakring during 2006
Invertebrate news 2005   Invertebrate news from Eakring during 2005
Sherwood Forest invertebrates   Historical and modern invertebrate recording at the Sherwood NNR
Sherwood Forest Coleoptera/Lepidoptera October 2008   Brief report on our October 2008 surveys at Sherwood Forest
Sherwood Forest Coleoptera/Lepidoptera July 2008   Brief report on our July 2008 surveys at Sherwood Forest
The Invertebrate year 2013   Review of our invertebrate records from 2013
The Insect year 2006 . Review of the Eakring area's insects for 2006
The Insect year 2003 . Review of the Eakring area's insects for 2003
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Centipedes, Millipedes and Woodlice.... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
Chordeuma proximum - a new Millipede for Nottinghamshire   Discovery of Nottinghamshire's first new Millipede in about 50 years
A modern Atlas of Nottinghamshire Millipedes   The known distribution of Nottinghamshire's Millipedes
A modern Atlas of Nottinghamshire Centipedes   The known distribution of Nottinghamshire's Centipedes
The Centipedes and Millipedes of Nottinghamshire   An introduction to the Centipedes and Millipedes of Nottinghamshire
The Woodlice of Nottinghamshire   A guide to Nottinghamshire's Woodlice
A modern Atlas of Nottinghamshire Woodlice   The known distribution of Nottinghamshire's Woodlice
     
Spiders and Harvestmen .... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
The arrival of Steatoda nobilis in Nottinghamshire   The arrival of the notorious Noble False Widow in Nottinghamshire
Identifying the Noble False Widow   Help to determine Steatoda nobilis from other common spiders
Nigma walckenaeri - A new Nottinghamshire spider   Where and when to look for this rapidly increasing spider
Zora silvestris at Sherwood Forest NNR   One of the UK's rarest spiders and its Sherwood NNR records
Identification of the three large orb-weavers   Identifying Nottinghamshire's commonest large orb-weaving spiders
Araniella cucurbitina and A. opisthographa   Separation of two visually identical spiders
Meta bourneti - Nottinghamshire's Cave Spider   The county's largest spider at Sherwood Forest
Salticidae - Jumping Spiders in Nottinghamshire   Nottinghamshire's most charismatic spiders
Zygiella x-notata - the Winter Spider   One of our most hardiest spiders
A modern Atlas of Nottinghamshire Harvestmen   The distribution of Nottinghamshire Harvestmen
The Harvestmen of Worksop in October 2012   Results and observations of a short Harvestmen survey in 2012
Recent records of Leiobunum sp. A from Worksop Priory   Survey results of Leiobunum sp. A at Worksop since 2012
The discovery of Leiobunum sp. A at Worksop in 2009   The first UK record of Leiobunum sp. A in 2009 and rediscovery in 2012
Harvestmen in Nottinghamshire   Nottinghamshire's Harvestmen
The False Scorpions of Nottinghamshire   Nottinghamshire's False Scorpions and county records
     
Beetles .... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
Rare and scarce Beetles of Sherwood Forest   Red Data Book and Nationally Notable Sherwood Forest Coleoptera
The Glow Worm   Basic introduction and information on the Glow Worm
The Nottinghamshire Glow Worm Survey   Help us determine the status of the Glow Worm in Nottinghamshire
Historical records of the Glow Worm in Nottinghamshire   All Nottinghamshire's Glow Worm sites
The bioluminescence of male Glow Worms   Martin Dale's research into the glowing ability of the male Glow Worm
Glow Worm larvae research   Latest research results in our larval bioluminescent research
Glow Worm larvae observational data   Our observational research results of 25 captive Glow Worm larvae
Glow Worm colony comparison   A population comparison between two Glow Worm colonies
2017 Glow Worm sightings   Daily Glow Worm sightings and records from 2017
2016 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2017
2015 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2014
2014 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2014
2013 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2013
2012 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2012
2011 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2011
2010 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2010
2009 Glow Worm sightings   Daily larvae and adult Glow Worm counts from Clipstone Old Quarter 2009
2008 Glow Worm sightings . Counts from several Sherwood Forest Glow Worm colonies in 2008
2016 Glow Worms - a detailed summary   Summary and account of Glow Worms in 2016
2014 Glow Worms - a detailed summary   Extensive summary and account of Glow Worms in 2014
2013 Glow Worms - a detailed summary   Extensive summary and account of Glow Worms in 2013
2012 Glow Worms - a detailed summary   Extensive summary and account of Glow Worms in 2012
2011 Glow Worms - a detailed summary   Extensive summary and account of Glow Worms in 2011
2010 Glow Worms - a detailed summary   Detailed summary and account of Glow Worms in 2010
2009 Glow Worms - a detailed summary   Detailed summary and account of Glow Worms in 2009
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2017   Glowing dates of all female Glow Worms in 2017
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2016   Glowing dates of 411 individual females in 2016
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2014   Glowing dates of 742 individual females in 2014
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2013   Glowing dates of 495 individual females in 2013
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2012   Glowing dates of 599 individual females in 2011
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2011   Glowing dates of 792 individual females in 2011
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2010   Glowing dates of 502 individual females in 2010
Clipstone Old Quarter female Glow Worm data 2009   Glowing dates of 385 individual females in 2009
Sherwood Forest CP female Glow Worm data 2013   Glowing dates of all female Glow Worms in 2013
Female Glow Worm distribution maps 2009-2014   Female distribution at Clipstone Old Quarter 2009-2014
Successful breeding and release of the Hazel Pot Beetle   The breeding and release of nearly 1,000 Hazel Pot Beetles in May 2014
Tree top survey for the Hazel Pot Beetle - May 2011   Summary of a tree top survey for C.coryli in May 2011
Tree top survey for the Hazel Pot Beetle - July 2011   Summary of the second tree top survey for C.coryli in July 2011
Cryptocephalus coryli at Sherwood Forest   Summary and sightings of this RDB1 beetle at the Sherwood Forest NNR
Cryptocephalus coryli records from Sherwood Forest NNR   List of known coryli records and yearly summaries
Rearing Cryptocephalus beetles in captivity   Larval development in photographs, of four species being reared in captivity
Cryptocephalus querceti at Sherwood Forest   Summary and sightings of this RDB1 beetle at the Sherwood Forest NNR
Cryptocephalus Leaf Beetles   Nottinghamshire's Cryptocephalus beetles
The Oil Beetle in Nottinghamshire   The discovery of this RDB2 beetle at the Sherwood Forest NNR in 2011
Monitoring Nottinghamshire's Oil Beetles   Oil Beetle survey results since its rediscovery in 2011
The Alder Leaf Beetle in Nottinghamshire   The colonisation of Nottinghamshire's former Collieries by Agelastica alni
Chrysolina Leaf Beetles   Nottinghamshire's Chrysolina leaf beetles
Phyllobius Weevils   Nottinghamshire's Phyllobius Weevils
Aphodius Dung Beetles . Nottinghamshire's Dung beetles
Elateridae Click Beetles . Nottinghamshire's Click beetles
Current status and distribution of Nottinghamshire Cerambycidae   Atlas of Nottinghamshire Longhorn beetles
Cerambycidae Longhorn Beetles . Longhorn beetles of Nottinghamshire
Cantharidae Soldier Beetles . Nottinghamshire's Soldier beetles
Nottinghamshire Ladybirds . Nottinghamshire's Ladybirds
An Atlas of Nottinghamshire Ladybirds   The distribution of Nottinghamshire Ladybirds
Ladybird populations in 2011   Ladybird numbers reach another peak during 2011
Eakring Ladybird Records   Ladybird sightings from the Eakring area
Ladybird life-cycle . Photographs of various stages of the Ladybird's life-cycle
Over-wintering Ladybirds . The over-wintering sites of some of our Ladybirds
The effects of the Harlequin Ladybird in Nottinghamshire   Has the Harlequin's arrival been detrimental to our native species
The Harlequin Ladybird at Eakring . Discovery of the first Harlequin Ladybird for Nottinghamshire in 2006
Variations in the Harlequin Ladybird . Recorded variations within the Harlequin Ladybird
Identification of the Harlequin Ladybird . Separating the Harlequin Ladybird from other UK Ladybirds
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Shieldbugs and Plant Bugs etc.... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
Two late season Mirid Bugs   ID help for Pantilius tunicatus and Megacoelum infusum
Nottinghamshire Squashbugs   Guide to the five known Squashbugs (Coreidae) of Nottinghamshire
The Western Conifer Seed Bug in Nottinghamshire   A round up of Nottinghamshire's records of this large Squashbug
Nottinghamshire Lacebugs   The Lacebugs of Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire Shieldbugs   Nottinghamshire's Shieldbugs, including nymph stages
Damsel Bugs   Nottinghamshire's Damsel Bugs
The Common Froghopper   Identification help for Philaenus spumarius and related species
The Rhododendron Leafhopper in Nottinghamshire   Nottinghamshire records of the Rhododendron Leafhopper
The Leafhopper Ledra aurita in Nottinghamshire   Where and when to look for one of the county's most interesting insects
Corizus hyoscyami in Nottinghamshire   Corizus hyoscyami in Nottinghamshire and subsequent records
Parasitic Wasp from Shieldbug ovae   A surprise emergence from Picromerus bidens eggs
     
Butterflies .... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
The silent disappearance of the Wall Brown   How a once common butterfly has simply disappeared without notice
The White Admiral in Nottinghamshire . Where and when to see this Nottinghamshire rarity
The Marbled White in Nottinghamshire . Where and when to see the Marbled White in Nottinghamshire
Painted Lady migration in Spring 2009   The huge Painted Lady migration through Eakring in 2009
Painted Lady migration in Autumn 2003 . August 3rd 2003 saw over 1200 butterflies move through the area
The Essex Skipper . The discovery of the Essex Skipper at Eakring in 2003
White-letter Hairstreak . The White-letter Hairstreak at Eakring
Small Skipper . The population crash of the Small Skipper at Eakring in 1999
The Butterflies of Eakring . An introduction to the butterflies of Eakring
Eakring butterfly list . The butterflies recorded from the Eakring and Kersall area
The Brown Argus . The discovery and colonisation of the Brown Argus at Eakring
Migrant butterfly records for Eakring between 1998 and 2010 . A summary of the migrant butterfly records from Eakring
Recording the visible migration of Butterflies . Observing migrant Red Admiral and Painted Lady Butterflies
The Purple Hairstreak . The discovery of this new species for Eakring in July 2003
Eakring Butterfly records 2002-2011 . Notes and first dates for Eakring butterflies
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Moths .... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
Nottinghamshire moth list 2017 Excel spreadsheet   Our latest workable county moth list (Excel Download)
Nottinghamshire moth list 2015 Excel spreadsheet   2015 Nottinghamshire moth species list (Excel Download)
Nottinghamshire moth list 2014 Excel spreadsheet   2014 Nottinghamshire moth species list (Excel Download)
Nottinghamshire moth list - Version 5.2/Jul 2017   Our latest Nottinghamshire moth species list - 2017 (pdf file)
Nottinghamshire moth list - Version 4.0/Mar 2017   Nottinghamshire moth species list - 2015 (pdf file)
Nottinghamshire moth list - Version 3.0/Sep 2015   Nottinghamshire moth species list - 2015 (pdf file)
Nottinghamshire moth list - Version 2.0/Nov 2014   Nottinghamshire moth species list - 2014 (pdf file)
Rare and scarce moths of Sherwood Forest   Red Data Book and Nationally Notable Sherwood Forest Lepidoptera
Clearwing Moths at Sherwood Forest NNR   Records of Clearwing Moths found at Sherwood Forest NNR
Red Sword-grass . Account of the capture of one of Nottinghamshire's rarest moths
Constructing an MV moth trap . How to build your own moth trap
A beginners guide to moths and moth trapping . A beginners guide to various moth-trapping techniques
Four recent Nottinghamshire arrivals   The recent arrival and colonisation of four new moths for Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire Moth Summary 2016   A review of our moth records and trapping results from 2016
Nottinghamshire Moth Summary 2015   A review of our moth records and trapping results from 2015
Nottinghamshire Moth Summary 2014   A review of our moth records from 2014
Nottinghamshire Moth Summary 2013   A review of our moth records from 2013
Sherwood Forest Moth Summary 2012   Review of Sherwood Forest moths in 2012
Sherwood Forest Moth Summary 2011   Review of Sherwood Forest moths in 2011
Sherwood Forest Moth Summary 2010   Review of Sherwood Forest moths in 2010
Sherwood Forest Moth Summary 2009   Review of Sherwood Forest moths in 2009
Eakring Moth Summary 2012   Short review of Eakring moths in 2012
Eakring Moth Summary 2011   Short review of Eakring moths in 2011
Eakring Moth Summary 2010   Review of Eakring moths in 2010
Eakring Moth Summary 2009   Review of Eakring moths in 2009
Eakring Moth Summary 2008   Review of Eakring moths in 2008
Eakring Moth Summary 2007 . Review of Eakring moths in 2007
Eakring Moth Summary 2006 . Review of Eakring moths in 2006
Eakring Moth Summary 2005 . Review of Eakring moths in 2005
Eakring Moth Summary 2004 . Review of Eakring moths in 2004
Eakring Moth Summary 2003 . Review of Eakring moths in 2003
Eakring Moth Summary 2002 . Review of Eakring moths in 2002
Eakring Moth Summary 2001   Review of Eakring moths in 2001
Eakring Moth Summary 2000 . Review of Eakring moths in 2000
Agonopterix moths in Nottinghamshire   Nottinghamshire species, their range and some ID pointers
Identification help for Water Carpet and Small Phoenix   ID help for two common Spring moths
Identification help for Garden and Common Carpets   Identification help for two commonly occurring moths
Semioscopis avellanella and S. steinkellneriana identification   The separation of two similar early Spring moths
Diurnea fagella - a common identification puzzle   The early season moth most often responsible for identification queries
Identifying Riband Wave and Plain Wave   ID help separating Riband Wave and Plain Wave
Sallow Moth identification   Identifying four colourful Autumn moths
Separating Great Oak Beauty and Pale Oak Beauty   ID help in separating Great Oak Beauty and Pale Oak Beauty
Identifying Mottled and Willow Beauty   ID help for identifying Mottled Beauty and Willow Beauty
Identifying Single-dotted and Small Fan-footed Wave   ID help for two commonly recorded moths
Orthosia (Quaker) moth identification   ID help for seven early Spring moths
Spruce, Grey Pine, Pine and Juniper Carpet ID   ID help for four difficult moths
Nottinghamshire Hawk-moths   ID help and general information about some of our largest moths
Eight difficult Nottinghamshire Scopariinae   Photographic guide to the difficult Scopariinae micromoths
Eilema Footman moths in Nottinghamshire   ID help for Nottinghamshire's five Eilema Footman moths
Crambinae moths in Nottinghamshire   ID help for Nottinghamshire's Grass Veneer moths
Plume moths in Nottinghamshire   The Plume moths of Nottinghamshire
Yellow Underwing Moth ID .. Nottinghamshire's Yellow Underwing Moths
Marsh Pug and Phlyctaenia perlucidalis   Two rare Nottinghamshire moths at Eakring in 2003
Psychidae Moths   Guide to some of the most unusual moths and their larvae
The Pug Moths of Nottinghamshire   Nottinghamshire's Pug Moths
Coleophoridae Case Bearers   Coleophoridae moths whose larvae construct elaborate cases
The Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner in Nottinghamshire .. The discovery of this invasive moth in Nottinghamshire during 2007
Migrant moths . Migrant moths and yearly lists of our own migrant records
Monthly analysis of migrant moths . Our Nottinghamshire migrant moth records since 2004
Yearly occurrences of migrant moths . Annual migrant moth occurrences since 2004
Migrant moths - September 2006 . A review of the migrants occurring at Eakring in September 2006
Eakring moth list . Recorded moths found in the Eakring and Kersall area
Market Warsop moth list   Recorded moths from our own urban garden
Eriocrania leaf-mines   ID help for Nottinghamshire's seven Eriocrania moths
Leaf-mines . An introduction to leafmining moths
A calendar of Nottinghamshire leaf-mining moths   When best to search for leafmines in Nottinghamshire
2017 light-trapping results   Up to date moth trapping results
2016 light-trapping results   Trapping results from 2016 (3 pages)
2015 light-trapping results   Trapping results from 2015 (7 pages)
2014 light-trapping results   Trapping results from 2014 (5 pages)
2013 light-trapping results   Trapping results from several Nottinghamshire sites in 2013 (3 pages)
2012 light-trapping results   Trapping results from Eakring and Sherwood Forest in 2012 (3 pages)
2011 light-trapping results   Trapping results from Eakring and Sherwood Forest in 2011 (5 pages)
2010 light-trapping results   Trapping results from Eakring and Sherwood Forest in 2010 (5 pages)
2009 light-trapping results   Trapping results from Eakring and Sherwood Forest in 2009 (4 pages)
2008 light-trapping results . Trapping results from Eakring and Sherwood Forest in 2008 (5 pages)
2007 light-trapping results . Trapping results from Eakring during 2007 (5 pages)
2006 light-trapping results . Trapping results from Eakring during 2006 (2 pages)
2005 light-trapping results . Trapping results from Eakring during 2005 (2 pages)
2004 light-trapping results . Trapping results from Eakring during 2004 (3 pages)
2003 light-trapping results . Trapping results from Eakring during 2003
Mother Shipton . The discovery of this attractive day-flying moth at Eakring
Puss Moth Life-cycle   Photographic diary of the life-cycle of the Puss Moth and it's striking larva
Creeping Thistle larvae . Epiblema sp found on Creeping Thistle could provide new information
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Flies .... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
Gymnocheta viridis - an early Spring Tachinid   A distinctive Tachinid Fly to look for in early Spring
Volucella Hoverflies in Nottinghamshire   The distribution of Volucella Hoverflies in Nottinghamshire
Ctenophora, Tanyptera and Dictenidia Craneflies   The Ctenophora, Tanyptera and Dictenidia Craneflies of Sherwood Forest
Syrphidae - Hoverflies at Eakring   Hoverflies and the Eakring area's current species list
Conopidae - Thick Headed Flies   Photographic guide to this unusual group of flies
     
Dragonflies .... Main page providing links to all related pages in this category
Dragonfly news 2002-2008 . Dragonfly sightings from 2002 through to 2008
Dragonfly watching . Where to watch dragonflies at Eakring Flash
Eakring dragonflies . An introduction to Eakring's 15 species of dragonfly
Dragonfly Emergence . Rob Pedley's series of photographs depicting a dragonfly's emergence
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