2021 July 23
Today – another fly and another bug. Photographed in View Royal yesterday by Cheryl Hoyle. The fly is a greenbottle, Lucilia sp. I think the commonest here, writes Jeremy Tatum, is L. sericata.
Greenbottle Lucilia (probably sericata) (Dip.: Calliphoridae) Cheryl Hoyle
Rhododendron Leafhopper Graphocephala fennahi (Hem.: Cicadellidae) Cheryl Hoyle
Jeremy Tatum writes: Here are two hawk moth pupae. The caterpillars were shown on July 12.
Top: Bedstraw Hawk Moth Hyles galii (Lep.: Sphingidae)
Bottom: White-lined Hawk Moth Hyles lineata (Lep.: Sphingidae)