Britain’s InsectsHome / Wildlife / InsectsBritain's InsectsDiscover the Insects of Great Britain, with curated news, guides, articles and useful websitesArticlesBritain’s insects are facing an unprecedented battle for survival(Big Issue)10 Insects to Look Out For Around the Waterways(Inland Waterways Association)Insects & invertebrates articles and news archive(Countryfile)Fantastic mini-beasts (and how to revive them)(Rewilding Britain)Strange (but true) Facts about Insects(UK Safari)A to Z of British Insects(Conservation Jobs)Attracting insects to your garden(Wyevale Garden Centres)A guide to common families of Coleoptera in the British Isles (.pdf)(Natural History Museum)Butterflies and moths news and articles archive(Natural History Museum)Types of bee in the UK: how to tell the difference(Woodland Trust)Where to see dragonflies and damselflies(Wildlife Trusts) Useful WebsitesInsects of Great BritainThere are more than 20,000 insects of Great Britain, this page provides lists by order and further pages on each species.BuglifeThe only organisation in Europe devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates. Actively working to save Britain’s rarest little animals…The Royal Entomological SocietyDevoted to the promotion and development of entomological science. With bug identifying help on site and more…Common UK insect identificationDo you know the difference between beetles and bugs? Or what makes an insect an insect? Learn the basics about the UK’s most common types…Creepy-Crawlies – UK SafariClose up photos and information about invertebrates found in the United Kingdom…British BugsAn online identification guide to UK Hemiptera (not yet mobile friendly).Insects and other invertebrates – RSPBFind out more about the common insects and other invertebrates you could find in your garden.Insects & Arthropods – First NatureThere are at least a million insect species on our planet, and some experts believe that the true figure is ten times that number…British beetle guideA guide from Countryfile on where to see and how to identify British Beetles.Amateur Entomologists’ SocietyOne of the UK’s leading organisations for people interested in insects.Butterfly ConservationBritish charity devoted to saving butterflies, moths and their habitats throughout the UK.UK ButterfliesBuilding a Community of Responsible Butterfly Enthusiasts…The Riverfly PartnershipRiverflies, along with other freshwater invertebrates, are at the heart of the freshwater ecosystem…UK Beetle RecordingThe most recent checklist of beetles of the British Isles includes 4072 species in 103 families, listed in taxonomic order…British Entomological & Natural History SocietyPromotion and advancement of research in entomology…Dipterists ForumPromotes the study, recording and conservation of true flies in the British Isles…Butterflies and moths – Wildlife TrustsA guide to butterflies and moths at the Wildlife Trusts Wildlife Explorer section.UK mothsOnline guide to the moths of Great Britain and Ireland.UK Butterfly Monitoring SchemeA well-established and enjoyable recording method and important insights into almost all aspects of butterfly ecology…Grasshoppers and Related Insects Recording SchemeThere are 27 native species of grasshoppers and crickets (Orthoptera) and a number of naturalised species…Grasshoppers & Crickets – Wildlife TrustsAn id guide to Britain’s grasshoppers and crickets from the Wildlife Trusts.Bee identification guideBee identification guide for beginners – learn how to identify different bees, when they are active, and where to spot them…Bumblebee Conservation TrustWith identification and species guides at a charity fighting for the conservation of the species and their habitats.British Dragonfly SocietyWorking to conserve dragonflies and their wetland habitats. Includes identification guides and much more.Latest News News / BuglifeNorthern February Red Survey – A Call for Help from Buglife! 26 January, 2021A call to action from Craig Nisbet, Conservation Officer (Scotland) As February approaches, Buglife is reaching out to members of the public for help in locating a rare and endemic insect as the adults begin to emerge. The Northern February red stonefly has its global stronghold in the Scottish Highlands and has only ever been […]Deciding to harm nature 12 January, 2021Last Friday afternoon, just when journalists were clocking off and the Saturday papers were being compiled for the printers, Defra announced that they would be allowing farmers to once again use environmentally destructive neonicotinoid seed treatments on Sugar beet. This superficially small administrative decision has huge environmental repercussions, is seen by the public as a […]Great Stag Hunt success 2020 5 November, 2020The People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) had a fantastic response to the 2020 Great Stag Hunt, with more than double the usual number of records submitted. The Back from the Brink Ancients of the Future project was delighted to support the Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) citizen science campaign enabling PTES to reach a much […] News / Bumblebee ConservationPlant bumblebee-friendly and enter our Pollin-8 competition! 13 April, 2021It’s time to show off what flowers you’ve planted to help feed bumblebees! We’re launching a new competition – Pollin-8 – celebrating the amazing ways people create bumblebee friendly spaces, as part … The post Plant bumblebee-friendly and enter our Pollin-8 competition! appeared first on .Green roofs for bumblebees 8 April, 2021By Dr Cathy Horsley, West Country Buzz Conservation Officer. A green roof, or living roof, is a creative way to make some extra pollinator habitat, especially when space might be … The post Green roofs for bumblebees appeared first on .A Pollinating Buzz in my Rural Garden – March 31 March, 2021A monthly look at how my rural garden in a village near Sandwich in Kent is enjoyed by pollinating insects. By Maria Himsworth - Making a Buzz for the Coast and … The post A Pollinating Buzz in my Rural Garden – March appeared first on .Sponsored listingsBBC Wildlife Magazine SubscriptionYour guide to the natural world, showcasing the wonder and beauty of wildlife.BBC Countryfile Magazine SubscriptionInspiration to enjoy and explore the great British countryside. Wildlife Share page via:Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.