1. Ryewolf

    Ryewolf

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    Its... Weevil Kenievil...

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    Two Metallic Green Beetles - I hadn't realised there were 2 until I viewed on a large screen.

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    Ladybird

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    Hoverfly...

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    Aracnids - 2 spiders on one leaf...

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    Harvestman - Opiliones - both harvestmen and spiders are arachnids, though the two orders are not otherwise closely related.

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    All Black Fly

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  2. alfbranch

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    Very nice work.
     
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  3. GardenersHelper

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    Nicely varied set Geoff. I particularly like the flies and the first of the spiders.

    Is the first fly a Tachinid perhaps? Is the second fly a St Mark's fly?
     
  4. Ryewolf

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    Thanks all, to be honest I'm not so sure with the flies/hoverflies, but I have seen that first one with the strips quite often, so I've probably identified before, not so sure about the all black fly as it's the first time I think I've seen one.
     
  5. stevenelawson

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    Certainly looks like a St Mark's fly with those long legs - did they dangle limply when it flew?
     
  6. stevenelawson

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    Smashing set of pics. The green beetles - a small male and the larger female, are green dock beetles, Gastrophysa viridula, I think
     
  7. Ryewolf

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    Thanks Steve, I didn't notice the all black fly flying, but I have been seeing ones with long dangly legs flying about.
     
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  8. stevenelawson

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    Yep, St Mark's flies, look like all their legs have been broken when they fly!
     

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