A random selection of insect photos taken by me in and around the garden.

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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.

Lilioceris lilii (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.

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

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

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

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Flesh fly Sarcophaga nodosa

Flesh fly Sarcophaga nodosa

Hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Spider

Spider

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

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