Wednesday 2 July 2014

Wee Beasties

The latest selection of little lovelies spotted on my recent wanderings.

A black neck moth. These are daytime moths and it's been quite a task to identify this.


Small tortoiseshell


Meadow Brown


Large skipper


Initially I thought that this was an oil beetle but Mr GBT Has Looked Into The Matter Further and informs me that it is a bloody-nosed beetle- so called because it exudes a nasty red fluid when attacked. I am a tad envious of his rather splendid jacket.


Arilx

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