Year I started recording:
Last updated on:
4th September, 2017
Entomologist with Rothamsted Insect Survey.
My bogey species:
Purple emperor and purple hairstreak continue to evade me.
My most wanted:
Too many to list - some more cetaceans would be nice as would wildcat, gyrfalcon and capercaille.
I guess Shepherd's Needle & Corn Cleavers (both on Broadbalk, Rothamsted) are my best plants - I'd be happy to show panspecies listers if they visit at the right time of year. Several of my 238 aphid species - the main one being Ericolophium holsti which, to my knowledge, has only been seen in the UK by seven people. I've also got 11 species of phytoplankton & seven copepods as a result of university studies many years ago.
2431:Nephantes titan; 2430:Erysiphe polygoni; 2429:Suillia variegata; 2428:Palloptera quinquemaculata; 2427:Hypsosinga pygmaea; 2426:Himacerus (Aptus) mirmicoides; 2425:Vulpia bromioides; 2424:Hordeum murinum; 2423:Lonchoptera nigrociliata; 2422:Cantharis lateralis; 2421:Anapausis talpae; 2420:Physiphora alceae
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