Portland Insects C-E

CADDIS FLIES

Not Recorded Yet

COCKROACHES

Blattodea - Cockroaches
Tawny Cockroach - Ectobius pallidus


CRANE FLIES, GNATS AND MIDGES

Tipulidae Craneflies

Tiger Cranefly - Nephrotoma flavescens
First Recorded - 19 Jun 18 (St Andrew's Church)

Nephrotoma quadrifaria
First Recorded - 10 Jun 19 (Wakeham Wood)


Tipula fascipennis
First Recorded - 24 May 19 (Cuttings Quarry)

Tipula maxima
First Recorded - 29 Jun 18 (Wakeham)


Tipula paludosa
First Recorded - 8 Apr 20 (Church Ope Cove)

Limoniidae - Limonid Craneflies



Crane Fly Epiphragma ocellare
First Recorded - 10 Jun 18 (Penn's Wood)



Pediciidae - Hairy-eyed Craneflies

Hairy Eyed CraneflyPedicia rivosa
First Recorded - 21 Apr 19 (Penns Wood )

Ditomyiidae - Fungus gnats


Dark-winged Fungus Gnat, Sciarid sp.
First Recorded - 3 Feb 20 (Church Ope Cove)


CRICKETS

Tettigoniidae

Speckled Bush Cricket Leptophyes punctatissima
First Recorded - 24 Jun 17 (Wakeham)

Dark Bush-cricket Pholidoptera griseoaptera (A reddish coloured specimen)
First Recorded - 26 Jun 17 (Church Ope Cove)

Dark Bush-cricket Pholidoptera griseoaptera (A brown coloured specimen)

Great Green Bush Cricket Tettigonia viridissima (Female nymph)
First recorded - 20 May 18 (Bumpers Lane)

Great Green Bush Cricket Tettigonia viridissima (Female nymph)


Great Green Bush Cricket Tettigonia viridissima

Roesel's Bush-cricket - Metrioptera roeselii
First Recorded - 29 Jun 19 (Broadcroft Quarry Butterfly Reserve)

Roesel's Bush-cricket - Metrioptera roeselii

DRAGONFLIES and DAMSELFLIES

Demoiselles

Banded Demoiselle Calopteryx splendens
First Recorded - 11 Jun 18 (Radipole RSPB Reserve)

Banded Demoiselle Calopteryx splendens

Damselflies

Coenagrionidae - Red and Blue Damselflies

Blue-tailed DamselflIschnura elegans
First recorded - 19 Jun 17 (Wakeham)

Blue-tailed DamselflIschnura elegans - Rufescens obsoleta
First recorded - 11 Jun 18 (Radipole RSPB Reserve)

Azure Damselflies Coenagrion puella
First Recorded - 1 Jun 18 (Portland Bill)


Chasers

Broad-bodied Chaser
First recorded - 5 May 18 (Portland Bird Observatory)


Darters

Common Darter Sympetrum striolatum
First recorded - 21 Jul 17 (St Andrews Church)

Common Darter nymph Sympetrum striolatum
First recorded - 14 Aug 18 (Wakeham)

Common Darter nymph Sympetrum striolatum


Hawkers

Migrant Hawker Aeshna mixta
First Recorded - 17 Aug 17 (St Andrew's Church Grounds)

Migrant Hawker Aeshna mixta

Migrant Hawker Aeshna mixta


Dragonflies

Emperor Dragonfly - Anax imperator (male)
First Recorded - 7 Jul 18 (Bottom Combe Quarry)

Emperor Dragonfly - Anax imperator (female)
Recorded - 8 Jul 18 (Portland Bird Observatory)

Emperor Dragonfly - Anax imperator (female)
Recorded - 8 Jul 18 (Portland Bird Observatory)

Portland Insects:- A-B

Portland Insects:- C-E

Portland Insects:- F

Portland Insects:- G-H

Portland Insects:- I-S

Portland Insects:- T-Z