Adrian Jones' photos with the insect

Hairy Shieldbug (Dolycoris baccarum)

Hairy Shieldbug (Dolycoris baccarum)
A Hairy Shieldbug at rest on the unripe seedhead of a Devils Bit Scabious in my garden. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, August 31 2018.
Added on September  1, 2018

Bumble Bee

Bumble Bee
One of my first photos with a new camera, a Olympus E-M1 Mark II.
Added on August 30, 2018

Drinker Moth Male

Drinker Moth Male
A fine example of a male Drinker Moth. This moth gets its name from its caterpillars habit of sipping dew and raindrops from the grasses on which it feeds, This moth was found at The Bog in Shropshire.
Added on July 23, 2018

Feathered Thorn (Colotois pennaria).

Feathered Thorn (Colotois pennaria).
A Feathered Thorn moth (Colotois pennaria), Shrewsbury, Shropshire, October 2017.
Added on October 19, 2017

Lunar Underwing (Omphaloscelis lunosa)

Lunar Underwing (Omphaloscelis lunosa)
Omphaloscelis lunosa, a Lunar Underwing, Shrewsbury, Shropshire October 2017.
Added on October  3, 2017

Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)

Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)
A Small Tortoiseshell butterfly (Aglais urticae) sips nectar from a French marigold in my garden.
Added on September 27, 2017

Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades)

Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades)
Portrait of an Angle Shades moth (Phlogophora meticulosa). Shrewsbury, Shropshire, September 2017.
Added on September 27, 2017

Autographa gamma (Silver Y)

Autographa gamma (Silver Y)
A Silver Y moth (Autographa gamma), Shrewsbury, Shropshire , September 2017.
Added on September 23, 2017

The Herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix)

The Herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix)
A close up of The Herald (Scoliopteryx libatrix). Shrewsbury, Shropshire, September 2017.
Added on September 23, 2017

Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume Moth)

Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Beautiful Plume Moth)
A Beautiful Plume moth (Amblyptilia acanthadactyla) at rest. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, August 2017.
Added on August 17, 2017

Xanthorhoe designata (Flame Carpet)

Xanthorhoe designata (Flame Carpet)
A Flame Carpet moth (Xanthorhoe designata) at rest in my garden. Shrewsbury, Shropshire , August 2017.
Added on August  5, 2017

Dioryctria abietella

Dioryctria abietella
Dioryctria abietella, a beautifully coloured and camouflaged micro moth, about 17mm in length. Shrewsbury, Shropshire August 2017.
Added on August  5, 2017

Necrodes littoralis

Necrodes littoralis
Necrodes littoralis, a Sexton or Burying Beetle seen in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, August 2017. This is only the second time this species has been recorded in Shropshire.
Added on August  1, 2017

Pebble Prominent (Notodonta ziczac)

Pebble Prominent (Notodonta ziczac)
Notodonta ziczac, the Pebble Prominent at rest, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, July 2017.
Added on July 22, 2017

Buff Tip Moth (Phalera bucephala).

Buff Tip Moth (Phalera bucephala).
Phalera bucephala, the Buff Tip moth at rest in my garden, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, July 2017.
Added on July 19, 2017

Nicrophorus vespillo

Nicrophorus vespillo
Nicrophorus vespillo, the Common Burying Beetle, seen in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, July 2017. Notice also the tiny mite that is attached to the beetle just below its eye. The mite is just hitching a ride on the larger beetle and causes no real harm .
Added on July 18, 2017

Ruby Tiger Moth (Phragmatobia fuliginosa)

Ruby Tiger Moth (Phragmatobia fuliginosa)
A fresh Ruby Tiger Moth (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) at rest, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, July 2017.
Added on July 15, 2017

Small Emerald (Hemistola chrysoprasaria)

Small Emerald (Hemistola chrysoprasaria)
A freshly emerged Small Emerald moth (Hemistola chrysoprasaria), Shrewsbury, Shropshire 10th July 2017.
Added on July 10, 2017