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Just for Ade...

By NDODS    
A range of butterflies, bugs, and beasties which have to name. Please feel free to provide them with a name in order that I may identify them in the future.

Regards Nathan.

With reference to yesterdays panned seaside outing, it went somewhat pear shaped, I had a few seizures, and to cap it all off my regular carer had an equally bad day. Today did not start off too bad, however as the hours have passed it has steadily got worst. I've not only had the odd bout of madness, but I have also being to upload a series of photographs for the good Ade, and the rest of you great people to put names to these little chaps. It is 11:42 and I am still no further forwards than I was at 8:30am , however, after hours of struggling I think I have finally cracked it. It amazing what 'Reading the instructions' can do for ones stress levels, and finally completing this rather simple task after all.

Tags: Insects Education Creepy Latin Names Wildlife and nature Crawlies

Voters: debu, robthecamman, MoragM and 46 more

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debu 9 India
25 Jul 2012 11:47AM
Great capture.

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MoragM 9 1 Scotland
25 Jul 2012 11:53AM
Sorry to hear your outing had to be postponed yesterday Nathan,
and here's hoping things today will begin to start improving also.
V2, V5 and V8 my faves.

Graham_P 12 1 19 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 12:08PM
That sounds quite a morning already Nathan,

Here's a start with the ID's
1&6 Speckled Wood
12 Comma
15 Peacock

CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
25 Jul 2012 12:19PM
A few more ID's, Nathan, on this marvellous set...........

3 pond skaters
5 shield bug
8 leafhopper
9 soldier beetle
10 scorpionfly

Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 12:28PM
I want to go where you go with your camera! Green with envy for such a wonderful variety of insects! WOW!
If you ever decide to organise " bug hunting tours" count me in! GrinGrin IB
paskinmj 10 11 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 12:31PM
Nice series. V5 gets my vote.
morpheus1955 12 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 12:32PM
Wonderful set of images, I love the presentation, sorry to hear about your planned day yesterday being postponed, have a great day


ali63 7 778 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 12:44PM
A great set of pictures, hope your day improves , some of the bugs i don't recognize but i will watch out for them in the future,
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 12:47PM
an interestins set
I am reading the comments with interest
mrswoolybill Plus
12 1.6k 2079 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 1:30PM
And a mention for the presentation, which is brilliant!
So sorry to hear about your setback, anything affecting the brain is scary. My migraines are infrequent but can render me so confused that I have sometimes worried that I might have suffered a mini-stroke. My deepest sympathy, I hope the body's self-mend mode kicks in.
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
25 Jul 2012 1:34PM
Sorry to hear you missed out on your outing Nathan Sad
A fine collection of bugs and butterflies here Smile
Take care,
Trev Smile
mikbee 12 3 8 Scotland
25 Jul 2012 1:38PM
Maybe for Ade here Nathan,
but these ''grotty'' frames are right up my street !!
Super set.
And I hope the rest of your day improves.
Norfolkboy 13 1 4 England
25 Jul 2012 2:18PM
A nice selection of images, Nathan.
25 Jul 2012 2:26PM
good work Nathan was well worth the effort good presentation of the beasties...many thanks also for your kind ccomments on my upload yesterday....i tust things will improve for you toady and into the weekend

Best Graham
AnnChown Plus
9 207 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 2:39PM
This is an excellent compilation Nathan and a labour of love! I'm glad you finally got them uploaded. I hope you improve as the day goes on...
achieverswales 9 8 101 Wales
25 Jul 2012 2:58PM
Excellent varied set Nathan.


Jasper87 Plus
9 2.3k 157 England
25 Jul 2012 4:23PM
Gosh, a mammoth viewing, Nathan. And you left the best 'til last. Would love to know what it is.

SUE118 Plus
11 8 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 4:34PM
What a beautiful set of images.
gary_d 11 576 13 Wales
25 Jul 2012 4:42PM
The ones I know the names of have already been named, I don't think I would have the patience to upload this many so well done. - gary
xwang 10 56 8
25 Jul 2012 5:14PM
Sorry to hear that you were not so well, Nathan.
An interesting set of images.. I can't tell the names, but it's a great effort to scan them all, I'm sure there are a lot of people would know..
Take care, Nathan. Hope that you will feel better tomorrow.
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
25 Jul 2012 5:25PM
Some look similar to US species, but I will pass on naming them--others can do it better--- I so love that you kept these old images and shared them with us--

take care of your self--- Jennnn
Fefe Plus
7 33 31 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 5:25PM
V13 is my fave, that bug is a magnificent colourGrin
Ade_Osman 16 4.5k 36 England
25 Jul 2012 5:37PM
1.Speckled Wood
2,White Ermine Moth
3,Common Pond Skater
4,Garden spider-Araneus diadematus
5,Hairy Shield Bug
6,Speckled Wood
7,Small or Large White, difficult to be precise as it's a little over exposed. Sad
8,Frog Hopper-Neophilaenus campestris
9,Soldier Beetle
11,Meadow Brown Butterfly
12,Comma Butterfly
13,Rose Chafer Beetle
14,Soldier Beetle
16,Blister Beetle-Oedemera nobilis

Can I go to bed now.....I'm tired and have a headache......Ade
xwang 10 56 8
25 Jul 2012 5:44PM
How amazing.. nicely taken. Sorry, I thought they were scaned images.. maybe because I scaned a lot of my handwritings before I use tablet, thanks for telling me Smile. Have a nice evening, Nathan.
carper123 Plus
7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 6:02PM
Wonderful set of images Nathan, luv your presentation, well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
moiral 9 12 Scotland
25 Jul 2012 6:49PM
Great collection of shots here Nathan. So glad that Ade named them all for you. Love that presentation too. Tomorrow is another day, and hopefully better. Moira
25 Jul 2012 9:07PM
Great Set of photos V2 my favourite,I really like your presentation,gold star Smile
Humblebee 7 1 England
25 Jul 2012 9:26PM
V13 Rose Chafer Beetle,(as identified by Ade, who can certainly go to bed if he wants after this epic identification) I just love the colours, wishing you well ... Carol
great shot..i like
PaulLiley 10 2 13 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 9:55AM
Gosh you have been busy with the bugs. Great set Nathan. paul
Tibetan 7 3 England
26 Jul 2012 3:38PM
Don't let it bug you Nathan just keep taking photo's, hope you get more good days than bad ones! that's always my premise in life, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
26 Jul 2012 6:59PM
U too have macro mania like me. Great.
cptdaniel 7 1 United States
27 Jul 2012 3:47AM
what a great set of shots. It's amazing what you can see when you stop and look. Love the border, brings me back to childhood days when looking through my parents photo albums. Thanks-Joe
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
28 Jul 2012 6:45PM
What a wonderful set of natural history images Nathan, this is one of the finest and most diverse selections imaginable. V7 is a small white I think and you've even captured a red tick on the meadow brown in v11.
pascalg Plus
12 37 France
2 Aug 2012 1:06PM
beautiful set
fascinating world
esp. like #7 (white) & 13 : for green colour!

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