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Ladybirds at Mercia

There are 46 species of ladybirds in the UK but the marina habitat makes it unlikely that a number of these species will be seen. March, April and May has them populating all the bushes and shrubs – or so … Continue reading

26. June 2012 by Jo
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Green Dock Beetle

Gastrophysa Viridula They’re a metallic green in colour, about 4mm long with the females slightly longer at about 7mm. The female also has a swollen black abdomen prior to egg laying during the mating season which lasts from March to … Continue reading

05. June 2012 by Jo
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