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beetle
Galeruca tanaceti
Leaf Beetle
(probably)
1.11.2005
Lancing Ring, close to edge of dewpond.
Gravid female
https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/galeruca-tanaceti

ID provided by JJW
Bioimages link
beetle
Lagria hirta
3.7.2005
Garden -
 Holly 
https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/lagriinae
Google Image links

ID by Darren J. Mann

Curatorial Officer
Hope Entomological Collections
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Mint Beetle ?
Cryptocephalus spp.
(aureolus / hypochaeridis)

Mill Hill, Shoreham
15.5.2005

https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/cryptocephalus-hypochaeridis

ID Max Barclay
:m.barclay@nhm.ac.uk
Lily Beetle
Lilioceris lilii
Lily Beetle
21.6.2005
Back Garden

https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/lilioceris-lillii
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_lily_beetle
Weevil
Phyllobius sp.
Weevil
McIntyres Field, Lancing Ring
5.5.2005

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phyllobius
https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/phyllobius-pomaceus
24 spot
Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata
24 Spot Ladybird
McIntyres Field, Lancing Ring
5.5.2005

https://www.coleoptera.org.uk/

Orange Ladybird
Halyzia sedecimguttata
Orange Ladybird

Mash Barn Lane
24.4.2005

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halyzia_sedecimguttata


Link to Bioimages
Notes: camera unable to focus
Kidney spot ladybird
Scientific:Chilocorus renipustulatus
English:
Kidney-Spot Ladybird

https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/chilocorus-renipustulatus
Notes:recorded 12.4.04
where : garden
links: David Element
https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/chilocorus-renipustulatus

7 spot Lady bird 
 Coccinella 7-punctata
 7 spot ladybird
Length: 6 mm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccinella_septempunctata

7 spot ladybird
Seven Spot Ladybird
Lancing Manor Allotments
25.3.2005

7 spot ladybird
Coccinella 7-punctata
7 Spot Ladybird
Mash Barn Lane
7.5.2005

This beetles's wing was trapped in this position.
7 spot ladybird
Coccinella 7-punctata
7 Spot Ladybird
Mash Barn Lane
Ladybird larva
Harlequin Ladybird Larva
07.07.23
14 spot ladybird
14 spot Ladybird
Propylea quattuordecimpunctata
size : about 3-4 mm
recorded: 1.7.04
Site : in House
Link to Micro images
https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/propylea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propylea_quatuordecimpunctata
22 spot ladybird
Scientific:Psyllobora 22-punctata
Common: 22 Spot Ladybird
size: about 4 mm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psyllobora_vigintiduopunctata
micro 22 spot ladybird
Psyllobora 22-punctata
22 Spot Ladybird

Close up of Head
22 spot ladybird
Psyllobora 22-punctata
  22 Spot Ladybird
17.07.2023

22 spot ladybird
Psyllobora 22-punctata
  22 Spot Ladybird
22.08.2023
Dor Beetle

 Geotrupes stercorarius
Common Dor Beetle

Link to UK Safari

https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/geotrupes-stercorarius
Ground Beetle Pterostichus madidus
Ground Beetle
recorded: 18.6.04
Site : Lancing Ring
https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/pterostichus-madidus
Notes:
"Certainly looks like P.madidus. It has the rounded pronotal angles that near relatives, like melanarius, don’t have. "
ID by Don Stenhouse on beetles-britishisles@yahoogroups.com
ground beetle
View from above
summer chafer
 Amphimallon solstitialis
 Summer Chafer
26.6.2005
Garden

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphimallon_solstitiale
Summer Chafer Beetle
 Amphimallon solstitialis
 Summer Chafer
Notes: ID confirmed by Dr Gerald Legg
Booth Museum Natural History


This specimen is apparently an old and rather battered example.
Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
Stag Beetle ( Female)
13.7.2005

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucanus_cervus
Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus
Stag Beetle ( Female)
13.7.2005
Stag  beetle - female
:Lucanus cervus
 Stag Beetle ( Female)

Link to Sussex Biodiversity
Stag Beetle - female shell case
Lucanus cervus
Stag Beetle
recorded : 14.6.04

Notes: Shell of female that has been predated.
The abdomen has been eaten, it is probably the work of Magpies
see Maria Fremlin's Stag Beetle Web site

stag beetle husk
Lucanus cervus
underside
Probably eaten by a Magpie
Thick legged flower Beetle Oedemera nobilis
Thick Legged Flower Beetle
Recorded: 18.6.04
Site:Garden
https://www.ukbeetles.co.uk/oedemera-nobilis

ID confirmed by Maxwell Barclay
"That's a female thick legged flower beetle, Oedemera nobilis Oedemeridae.
They are not uncommon in grassy flowery places in the South".

Link: Male of O.nobilis
Flower Beetle
Oedemera nobilis
Thick Legged Flower Beetle
Male
recorded: 24.6.05
Front garden, Home
Thick legged flower beetle male
Oedemera nobilis
Thick Legged Flower Beetle
Male
recorded:22.6.04
site: Malthouse Meadow, Sompting

Link: Beetle on Thistle
Thick-legged flower beetle
Oedemera nobilis
Thick Legged Flower Beetle
18.06.23
Garden
Soldier beetles
Rhagonycha fulva
Common red soldier beetle
5.7.2005
Malthouse Meadow, Sompting
Red Soldier beetle
Rhagonycha fulva
Common red soldier beetle
recorded 22.6.04
site: Malthouse Meadow, Sompting.

Note: Beetle is climbing on Cirsium arvense

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