Year I started recording:
Last updated on:
1st January, 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.
Happy New Year! Rounding off 2017, with a further 10 species, namely the spiders Araeoncus humilis, Centromerita concinna, Lepthyphantes insiginis and Centromerus sylvaticus, all pitfall-trapped at Grimston, Norfolk, a rare lichen Rocella phycopsis on the walls of the church at South Wootton, King's Lynn on 11th December and five aleocharine rove beetle species; Alaobia sodalis (from Brandon Marsh, Warwickshire, April 2012), Microdota indubia (same locality, March 2012), Acrotona aterrima (Arley Wood, Warwickshire, March 2012), Acrotona muscorum (Dersingham Bog, Norfolk, March 2017) and Oligota pumilio from a woodchip heap at Ringstead Quarry, Norfolk (September 2017).
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