Worcestershire Record 36 (2014 April)

Wildlife biological journal of Worcestershire, England, UK

1BinghamJohn BinghamNigma walckenaeri (Roewer, 1951) (Araneae). An established spider in Worcestershire
2BinghamJohn BinghamSnow Flea, Boreus hyemalis (L., 1767 Mecoptera: Boreidae) found mating in Wyre Forest
3CundallArthur CundallSpider Misumena vatia
4FarmerGary FarmerTwo-barred crossbills in Wyre Forest winter 2013-2014
5Farmer; FarmerGary Farmer; Nicki FarmerShell bank in the River Avon at Nafford, Worcestershire
6GreenHarry GreenWorcestershire Bumblebee and Orthoptera atlases
7LoweGarth LoweNew Tree Creeper Nest Box
8MatthewsMartin MatthewsThe Gloucester Mecopteran 1 & 2 [Scorpion flies Panorpa (Mecoptera: Panorpidae) in Gloucestershire, including separation of the British species; other observations]
9MeersPaul MeersBlackthorn Management at Feckenham Wylde Moor and the resultant increase in Brown Hairstreak eggs
10PeplowGavin PeplowBirds in Worcestershire – April to September 2013
11PeplowGavin PeplowBirds in Worcestershire – October 2013 to March 2014
12PeplowGavin PeplowCrimson Speckled Utetheisa pulchella – a new Moth for Worcestershire
13Poulton; ReadeMike Poulton; Paul ReadeSuccinea putris (L) parasitised by Leucochloridium at Pershore, Worcestershire
14SimpsonTony SimpsonMoths in Worcestershire VC37 in 2013
15SkirrowMartin B SkirrowPandivirilia melaleuca (Leow) Forest Silver-stiletto fly (Diptera:Therevidae) in Southwest Worcestershire
16Skirrow; TrevisMartin B Skirrow; Geoff TrevisSolitary wasp Gorytes laticinctus (Crabronidae); first record for Worcestershire
17SmartMike SmartNotes on birds in the Severn and Avon Vales (the “Severn Hams”) (Gloucestershire and south Worcestershire) October – December 2013
18SmartMike SmartNotes on birds in the Severn and Avon Vales (the “Severn Hams”), Gloucestershire and south Worcestershire, January March 2014
19TurnerMark TurnerMore raptor revelations, Broadway, March and April 2014
20WestwoodBrett WestwoodRiver Skaters Aquarius najas along the River Teme
21WhiteheadP.F. WhiteheadAn instance of necrophagy in adult Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) (Col., Coccinellidae)
22WhiteheadP.F. WhiteheadGonia picea (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830) (Diptera, Tachinidae) and other significant invertebrates from the Malvern Hills (VC37 SO74)
23WhiteheadP.F. WhiteheadHelix pomatia L., 1758 and Helix lucorum L., 1758 (Pulmonata, Helicidae): two closely related terrestrial snails new to Worcestershire.
24WhiteheadP.F. WhiteheadTipula vittata Meigen, 1804 and the subgenus Acutipula (Diptera, Tipulidae) with reference to Bredon Hill, Worcestershire