Rockwolf's photos with the Lygaeidae

Rhyparochromus vulgaris

Rhyparochromus vulgaris
Saw quite a few of these attractive ground bugs.
Réserve de Chérine - La Brenne - France
Added on August 10, 2016

Melanocoryphus albomaculatus

Melanocoryphus albomaculatus
A nice colourful Lygaeidae!
Pyramide de Saint-Quentin - Indre-et-Loire - France
Added on August 18, 2016

Crab spider with bug

Crab spider with bug
Another snatch and grab! A Lygaeidae (Ground bug - might be Heterogaster but can't be sure!) this time!
Bois des Roches - Indre - France
Added on June 28, 2016

Macrodema micropterum

Macrodema micropterum
First time I've found this dinky Lygaeidae! There were dozens of them under the reptile mats! They didn't stay still on the mat, so had to do a hand shot!
Wem Moss - Shropshire
Added on April 13, 2016

Spilostethus saxatilis

Spilostethus saxatilis
Another first for me! Very attractive bug it is too! :-)
Doucier - Jura - France
Added on June 30, 2015

Heterogaster urticae

Heterogaster urticae
Another sunbather from yesterday! Upton Magna - Shropshire
Added on March 18, 2015

Orsillus depressus

Orsillus depressus
Spotted on Lawson's cypress today (as well as the Juniper SBs). Upton Magna - Shropshire
Added on November 14, 2014

Tropidothorax leucopterus

Tropidothorax leucopterus
Record shots as they were a tad shy and dispersed as soon as I approached them! A new species for me though! :-)
On top of the cliffs at Étretat - Normandy
Added on November  3, 2014

Megalonotus praetextatus

Megalonotus praetextatus
I think! Everything seems to match looking at British Bugs.
A new one for me! :-)
Mawgan Porth beach

Another shot below!

Had a brilliant week with pretty good weather! Managed to avoid the worst of the showers! Had some great laughs and excellent sighti…
Added on May 27, 2014

Scolopostethus cf. thomsoni

Scolopostethus cf. thomsoni
Spotted this one today on a nettle leaf... looks different to the previous upload from Sunday. Again, think the ID is right.... please do confirm / correct if possible.
Upton Magna - Shrops

Another shot in comments

Thanks to Jim Flanagan for confirming…
Added on April 29, 2014

Scolopostethus cf. affinis

Scolopostethus cf. affinis
Looking at British Bugs, I'm hoping I have the ID right based on the antennae and wings.
SIG outing - Lee Hill - Shropshire

Thanks to Jim Flanagan for confirming ID!
Added on April 29, 2014

Birch Catkin Bug (Kleidocerys resedae)

Birch Catkin Bug (Kleidocerys resedae)
A record shot. At one point, it seemed that everyone was finding these except me, so was pleased when I eventually did!

Whixall Moss - Shropshire (from April)
Added on December 14, 2011

Ground bug (Lygaeidae) - Drymus sylvaticus

Ground bug (Lygaeidae) - Drymus sylvaticus
Drymus sp?
Megalonotus sp?
Had a good look through the British Bugs galleries.... but just not sure! Lol!
Any help greatly appreciated!
Upton Magna - Shropshire

Thanks to Joe with a camera for ID help!
Added on March 28, 2012

Ground bug

Ground bug
Have turned comments off, please see next photo for details
Added on March 28, 2012

Orsillus depressus

Orsillus depressus
I was bemoaning (to myself!) the fact that I hadn't spotted any bugs in today's sunshine (the wind's mighty cold!), so thought I'd have a look on the Lawson's cypress for the Juniper Shieldbugs.... none around, but did find a few of these lovely little Or…
Added on February 18, 2013

Nettle ground bug

Nettle ground bug
Another visitor to my office window yesterday...! As I approached it, it promptly dropped down.... luckily, onto a window sill!
Upton Magna - Shropshire
Added on May  2, 2013

Heterogaster urticae nymphs

Heterogaster urticae nymphs
Looked on all the nettles for these Nettle ground bugs last weekend on our Terrestrial Bugs 'Biofell" course at Preston Montford and failed! Then found some today at Upton Magna! Lol!
Added on August  7, 2013

Chilacis typhae (record shot!)

Chilacis typhae (record shot!)
Have spent so much time staring at the reeds at work, looking for the Reed bug (neighboroughing offices already think I'm weird anyway! Lol!!), and *finally* today, I spotted two!! :-)
Not a good shot as I can't reach them to get close.... but enough to s…
Added on August 15, 2013