Year I started recording:
Last updated on:
26th August, 2018
Self-employed Invertebrate Surveyor, living in north-west Norfolk.
Linkedin profile at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevelanecoventry
Primary interest is British Coleoptera.
Other interests include swimming, music and birding.
My bogey species:
Agonum nigrum, Otter
Spiders: Philodromus fallax and Ceratinopsis romana; Diptera: Oxycera leonina, Aves: Purple Swamphen, Coleoptera: Chrysomela vigintipunctata (new to Britain), Choleva elongata (Norfolk), Amara majuscula (Norfolk), Cryptocephalus exiguus (East Anglia), Procas granulicollis (Suffolk), Silpha obscura (Suffolk), Paromalus parallelepipedus (Suffolk), Panagaeus cruxmajor (Norfolk and Suffolk), Tanysphyrus ater (Norfolk), Galeruca laticollis (Norfolk), Philonthus mannerheimi (Norfolk) and from Warwickshire, the weevil Ceutorhynchus thomsoni, the leaf beetle Zeugophora flavicollis, the ground beetle Amara famelica and the cryptophagid Atomaria rubricollis.
July into August - Highlights of the last four weeks in which I've added a further 65 species, are the micro-moth Crambus silvella at Buxton Heath, Norfolk, the Histerid beetles Halacritus punctum and Hypocaccus crassipes (Pembrey, Wales), Chrysolina graminis - Tansy Leaf Beetle (in West Norfolk!), Ernobius gallicus (ditto!), Scymnus rubromaculatus (Bucklesham, Suffolk) and Gyrophaena lucidula (West Norfolk), Cepero's Groundhopper (Oxwich Bay, Gower), the plant-hopper Reptalus quinquecostatus nr St Neots and 13 plants including Water Germander (Cambridgeshire) and Greater Dodder (West Norfolk).
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