Portland Insects G-H

GALLS

Gall Mites


Galls of the mite Aceria cephalonea on a Sycamore Leaf.
First Recorded - 25 Apr 20 (Wakeham)

GRASSHOPPERS


Common Field Grasshopper Chorthippus brunneus
First Recorded - 14 Aug 17 (Wakeham)

Common Field Grasshopper Chorthippus brunneus

Common Green Grasshopper - Omocestus viridulus
First Recorded - 2 Jul 17 (South West Coast path)

Meadow Grasshopper - Chorthippus parallelus
First Recorded - 2 Jul 17 (South West Coast path)

 Mottled Grasshopper Myrmeloetettix maculatus
First Recorded - 19 Sep 17 (Wakeham)

Long-winged Cone-head - Conocephalus fuscus
First Recorded - 27 Aug 18 (Mermaid Track)

Long-winged Cone-head nymph - Conocephalus fuscus
First Recorded - 7 Aug 18 (Mermaid Track)


HARVESTMEN

Sclerosomatidae

Harvestman Leiobunum blackwalli
First Recorded - 9 Sep 17 (St Andrews Church Woods)

HOVERFLIES

Baccha

Gossamer HoverflyBaccha elongata
First Recorded - 24 Apr 20 (Church Ope Cove)

Gossamer Hoverfly -  Baccha elongata

Chalcosyrphus

Pajupuuhari - Chalcosyrphus nemorum
First recorded - 21 May 18 (Pennsylvania Castle Wood)

Cheilosia

Cheilosia sp.
First Recorded - 18 Jun 18 (Mermaid Track)

Cheilosia sp.

Cheilosia sp.

Cheilosia sp.
First Recorded - 18 Jun 18 (Mermaid Track)

Chrysotoxum

Wasp-mimic Hoverfly Chrysotoxum cautum
First Recorded - 5 Aug 17 (Bumpers Lane)

Wasp-mimic Hoverfly Chrysotoxum cautum

Variable Wasp Hoverfly - Chrysotoxum elegans
First Recorded - 27 Jun 20 (Penns Wood)

Two-banded Wasp Hoverfly - Chrysotoxum bicinctum
First Recorded - 26 Jun 20 (Perryfields Butterfly Reserve)


Dasysyrphus

Stripe-backed Dasysyrphus - Dasysyrphus albostriatus
First Recorded - 14 May 19 (Wakeham Track)

Dasysyrphus tricinctus
First Recorded - 20 Jun 19 (Wakeham Track)


Epistrophe

 Epistrophe eligans
First Recorded - 23 Apr 18 (Pennsylvania Castle Wood)

Epistrophe diaphana
First Recorded - 14 Jun 19 (Wakeham Meadows)

Epistrophe diaphana

Episyrphus

Marmalade Hoverfly - Episyrphus balteatus
First recorded - 15 Jun 17 (Perryfields Quarry)


Eristalinus

Eristalinus aeneus
First Recorded - 6 Apr 20 (Church Ope Cove)

Eristalinus aeneus


Eristalis

Common Drone Fly - Eristalis tenax
First recorded - 19 Jul 17 (St Andrews Church)

Common Drone Fly - Eristalis tenax (Dark coloured specimen)
First recorded - 5 Aug 17 (St Andrews Church)

Tapered Drone Fly - Eristalis pertinax
First recorded - 19 Jul 17 (St Andrews Church)

Eristalis abusivus
First Recorded - 11 Jun 18 (Radipole RSPB Reserve)

Eristalis arbustorum
First Recorded - 25 Mar 19 (Rufus Castle)


Eumerus

Eumerus ornatus
First Recorded - 9 Apr 20 (Wakeham)


Eupeodes

Eupeodes luniger
First recorded - 16 Jun 17 (Wakeham)

Vagrant Hoverfly - Eupeodes corollae
First Recorded - 25 Apr 19 (Broadcroft Quarry Butterfly Reserve)


Ferdinandea

Hoverfly Ferdinandea cuprea
First Recorded - 27 Jul 17 (Church Ope Cove)

Hoverfly Ferdinandea cuprea


Helophilus

The Footballer - Helophilus pendulus
First Recorded - 11 Jun 18 (Radipole RSPB Reserve)


Melanostoma

Chequered Hoverfly - Melanostoma scalare
First recorded - 18 Jun 17 (Wakeham)

Melanostoma scalare (female)


Meliscaeva

Meliscaeva auricollis
First recorded - 27 Dec 17 (Church Ope Cove)


Meroden

Narcissus Bulb Fly - Merodon equestris form bulborum
First Recorded - 9 May 18 (Wakeham)

Narcissus Bulb Fly - Merodon equestris form narcissi
First Recorded - 6 May 19 (Broadcroft Quarry Butterfly Reserve - West)


Myathropa

Dead Head Hoverfly Myathropa florea
First Recorded - 15 Jul 17 (St Andrew's Church)

Dead Head Hoverfly Myathropa florea 


Platycheirus

White-footed Hoverfly Platycheirus albimanus
First Recorded - 24 Jul 17 (Wakeham)


Scaeva


Pied Hoverfly - Scaeva pyrastri
First recorded -  19 Jun 17 (Wakeham)

Pied Hoverfly Scaeva pyrastri

Sphaerophoria

Long Hoverfly - Sphaerophoria scripta
First Recorded - 6 May 18 (Wakeham)


Syritta

Thick-legged hoverfly - Syritta pipiens
First Recorded - 11 Jun 20 (Wakeham)

Syrphus

Syrphus ribesii
First recorded - 24 Jul 17 (Wakeham)

Syrphus torvus
First recorded - 26 Mar 18 (St Andrew's Church)



Volucellini

Pellucid Hoverfly Volucella pellucens
First Recorded - 13 Jul 17 (St Andrews Church)

Pellucid Hoverfly Volucella pellucens

Hornet Mimic Hoverfly Volucella zonaria
First Recorded - 26 Jun 17 (St Andrews Church)

Lesser Hornet Hoverfly - Volucella inanis
First Recorded - 10 Aug 18 (Mermaid Track)

Lesser Hornet Hoverfly - Volucella inanis

Mimic Bee Hoverfly - Volucella plumata
First recorded - 10 Jun 17 (Broadcroft Quarry)

Mimic Bee Hoverfly - Volucella bombylans
First recorded - 2 Jun 18 (Broadcroft Quarry Butterfly Reserve)

Xanthogramma

Xanthogramma pedissequum
First recorded - 9 Jun 17 (Broadcroft Quarry)

Xylota

Orange-belted Hoverfly Xylota segnis (male)
First recorded - 13 May 18 (Rufus Castle)

Portland Insects:- A-B

Portland Insects:- C-E

Portland Insects:- F

Portland Insects:- G-H

Portland Insects:- I-S

Portland Insects:- T-Z