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

Ants

Ants

Ants

Ants

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Ladybird

Ladybird

Belted hoverfly <em>Volucella zonaria</em>. One of the largest flies of Britain. It mimics a hornet or wasp, but is harmless to humans. The adults are great polinators and their larvae are believed to eat wasp grubs.

Belted hoverfly Volucella zonaria. One of the largest flies of Britain. It mimics a hornet or wasp, but is harmless to humans. The adults are great polinators and their larvae are believed to eat wasp grubs.

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Spider

Spider

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird

Ladybird

Praying matis

Praying matis

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

<em>Chrysolina americana</em> (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

Chrysolina americana (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

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Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

<em>Vanessa atalanta</em> Red Admiral butterfly

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral butterfly

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

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