A selection of insect photographs from the UK Gardening gallery

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Below is a random selection of photographs I have taken of insects in and around my garden. To see a larger version of a photograph, click the image. You'll then be able to scroll left and right through the current selection.

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird

Ladybird

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle) including damage to the lily leaves.

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle) including damage to the lily leaves.

Praying matis

Praying matis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Red admiral on <em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Red admiral on Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

<em>Aglais io</em> Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Spider

Spider

<em>Chrysolina americana</em> (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

Chrysolina americana (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

<em>Vanessa atalanta</em> Red Admiral butterfly

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral butterfly

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Hawthorn shield bug <em>(Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale</em>)

Hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

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