" Welcome to the florafaunauk site , hope you enjoy the pictures and posts giving a detailed insight into the Natural History of our Country throughout the seasons and year "All that the Sun Shines on is beautiful, so long as it is Wild" John Muir "

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

2069 The Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae

The Striking Cinnabar Caterpillar of the Cinnabar Moth can be currently be seen feeding on Ragwort

Cinnabar 9672

Saturday, 28 July 2012

2176 Antler Moth Cerapteryx graminis

2176 Antler Moth Cerapteryx graminis Family Noctuidae

  2176 Antler Moth 10276

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Monday, 9 July 2012

Yellow Shell

The Yellow Shell 1742 is currently flying  It has one generation, and flies  from June through to August,the larvae feeding   on a variety of low-growing plants,such as sorrel (Rumex). and chickweed (Stellaria media)

Yelow Shell Moth 9644

Thursday, 5 July 2012

1574 Common Blue Butterfly Polyommatus icarus

Common Blue Butterfly Polyommatus icarus Family Lycidae A grassland species , Its small the Male is Blue as opposed to the Brown Female often overlooked because of its small size as flitters amongst the grass  heads

  Common Blue 9341