"For now we are young let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see" Neutral Milk Hotel.

Monday, 23 February 2015

Mole nest specialists

We worked a small number of mole nests today looking for the specialist invertebrates associated with them. Here are three:

Quedius puncticollis (probable) Redwell Marsh, 23rd February 2014

Mole Flea, Hystrichopsylla talpae, Redwell Marsh, 23rd February 2014  - the largest British flea species

Aleochara spadices, from a mole nest, Redwell Marsh, 23rd February 2014

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