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.Below is a very small, random selection of photographs I have taken over the last 20 years. 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.

Large white, cabbage white (<em>Pieris brassicae</em>) caterpillar

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

<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.

<em>Pentatoma rufipes</em> (forest bug, stink bug, shield bug) on a lavender flower stem

Pentatoma rufipes (forest bug, stink bug, shield bug) on a lavender flower stem

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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)

<em>Phymatocera aterrima</em> (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Common green shield/stink bug nymphs and egg cases <em>Palomena prasina</em>

Common green shield/stink bug nymphs and egg cases Palomena prasina

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

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

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

<em>Phymatocera aterrima</em> (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Ladybird

Ladybird

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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