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.

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

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

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

Flesh fly <em>Sarcophaga nodosa</em>

Flesh fly Sarcophaga nodosa

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Chocolate-tip caterpillar (<em>Clostera curtula</em>)

Chocolate-tip caterpillar (Clostera curtula)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Nursery web spider (<em>Pisaura mirabilis</em>)

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Crab spider (<em>Misumena vatia</em> - female)

Crab spider (Misumena vatia - female)

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)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

<em>Eupeodes corollae</em> syn. <em>Metasyrphus corollae</em> (Hoverfly). Whilst it may look like a wasp, it is actually a hoverfly.

Eupeodes corollae syn. Metasyrphus corollae (Hoverfly). Whilst it may look like a wasp, it is actually a hoverfly.

Ants

Ants

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

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

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

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

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

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Stag beetle (Adult)

Stag beetle (Adult)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

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