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Jim Jobe
Aug 25
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Re: Please help to ID this before my father kills it!

Excellent. Thanks I'll give him the good news  Sent from Outlook On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 11:34 PM -0700, "nigel_gilligan@... [bwars]"
reedo456
Aug 20
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Re: Please help to ID this before my father kills it!

Thanks. I'll give him the good news!  Sent from Outlook On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 3:01 AM -0700, "edward.phillips@... [bwars]"
reedo456
Aug 20
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Re: Please help to ID this before my father kills it!

Yes, they look like Andrena mining bees to me. They do no harm and are great pollinators!
edphillips60
Aug 20
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Re: Please help to ID this before my father kills it!

Hoverflies are certainly useful - pollination services and all that! But this looks to me to be some sort of Andrena species, and maybe Andrena haemorrhoa. I'm
nigel_gilligan
Aug 19
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Please help to ID this before my father kills it!

My father has many of the insect photographed burrowing in a grass bank alongside his drive. He thought they were hover flies so was trying o get rid of them.
reedo456
Aug 19
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Re: a bumblebee I would appreciate an opinion on please [4 Attachmen

I agree (from poor side views) that it looks like a pale pascuorum. I suspect muscorum may be present there - right sort of habitat - but I would never try to
nigel_gilligan
Aug 14
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Re: a bumblebee I would appreciate an opinion on please [4 Attachmen

It looks like a fairly normal male pascuorum to me, though at the very pale end of the spectrum. I don't see it as muscorum if that was what you had in mind,
Murdo Macdonald
Aug 13
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Re: Wasp ID please [1 Attachment]

Thanks Andrew - appreciate your helpful answer.
hothfieldphotos
Aug 13
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Re: Wasp ID please

Thanks Nigel - hope no-one is offended by this photo of a sawfly on your forum!
hothfieldphotos
Aug 13
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a bumblebee I would appreciate an opinion on please

These are not great photos, but were taken in difficult circumstances on a large area of lowland bog, and I was liable to fall over or get very wet at any
Nigel Gilligan
Aug 13
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Re: Wasp ID please

It's a "Tenthredo" species sawfly. Wrong forum! Nigel
nigel_gilligan
Aug 13
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Re: Wasp ID please [1 Attachment]

Hi David, Your photo shows a sawfly, one of the Tenthredo species with yellow and black markings. That's as far as I can go from a photograph. Best wishes
    andrew halstead
    Aug 13
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    Wasp ID please

    I looking to identify this insect which I suspect may be a wasp....thanks in advance for any suggestions. David
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    Aug 13
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    Creating a bee bank

    Hi all, Does anyone know of a good resource for instructions on how to create a bee bank for nesting solitary bees and how successful they were? There are lots
    silvey_uk
    Aug 11
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