Barnaby Sands & Burrows Marsh 29 June

A general invertebrate recording day at Barnaby’s Sands and Burrows Marsh SSSI. This Lancashire Wildlife Trust managed site comprises the last extensive area of ungrazed saltmarsh on the Lancashire coast.

A developing species list is given below, with more to be added as recorder identify their specimens. As well as providing us with a list, recorders are asked to formally submit their recorders via their usual channels (iRecord is recommended).

Download Barnaby Sands Species List [Excel Spreadsheet] last updated 09/07/2019

Download Burrows Marsh Species List [Excel Spreadsheet] last updated 09/07/2019

Barnaby Sands Records

OrderFamilyTaxonVernacular nameNotes
ColeopteraApionidaePseudaplemonus limoniiNotable B
ColeopteraCarabidaeAgonum fuliginosum
ColeopteraCarabidaeDicheirotrichus gustavi
ColeopteraCarabidaeOcys harpaloides
ColeopteraCoccinellidaeCoccidula rufa
ColeopteraCurculionidaeBembidion (Philochthus) guttula
ColeopteraCurculionidaeBembidion (Philochthus) lunulatum
ColeopteraCurculionidaePhyllobius (Dieletus) argentatusSilver-Green Leaf Weevil
ColeopteraCurculionidaePolydrusus pulchellusNotable B
ColeopteraOedemeridaeNacerdes melanura
ColeopteraSilphidaeSilpha atrataBlack Snail Beetle
ColeopteraStaphylinidaeStenus (Stenus) clavicornis
DipteraDolichopodidaeArgyra vestita
DipteraDolichopodidaeDolichopus nubilus
DipteraDolichopodidaeHydrophorus oceanus
DipteraDolichopodidaeMachaerium maritimae
DipteraDolichopodidaeSyntormon pallipes
DipteraDrosophilidaeScaptomyza pallida
DipteraFanniidaeFannia lucidula
DipteraLimoniidaePhylidorea ferruginea
DipteraLimoniidaeSymplecta stictica
DipteraMuscidaeLispe litoreaOnly 20 records on NBN, most northern, nearest being other side of Sheffield and South Wales
DipteraMuscidaeSpilogona marinaOnly 33 records on NBN, all coastal, nearest on Dee Estuary to south and Silverdale to north
DipteraScathophagidaeScathophaga litorea
DipteraScathophagidaeScathophaga stercoraria
DipteraSphaeroceridaeRachispoda fuscipennisCoastal
DipteraStratiomyidaeNemotelus uliginosusBarred Snout
DipteraSyrphidaeEristalinus sepulchralis
DipteraSyrphidaeEupeodes latifasciatus
DipteraSyrphidaeEupeodes luniger47 records on NBN, all coastal, nearest The Wash and South Wales coast
DipteraSyrphidaePipizella viduata
DipteraTachinidaeSiphona geniculata
DipteraTephritidaeCampiglossa plantaginis
DipteraTipulidaeTipula cava
DipteraTipulidaeTipula oleraceaCoastal
HemipteraAphrophoridaePhilaenus spumariusCuckoo-Spit Insect
HemipteraDelphacidaeChloriona glaucescens
HymenopteraApidaeColletes (Colletes) daviesanus
HymenopteraCrabronidaeEctemnius (Hypocrabro) continuus
HymenopteraFormicidaeLasius mixtus
HymenopteraPompilidaeAnoplius (Anoplius) nigerrimus
IsopodaOniscidaeOniscus asellusCommon Shiny Woodlouse
IsopodaPhilosciidaePhiloscia muscorumCommon Striped Woodlouse
LepidopteraColeophoridaeColeophora atriplicisSaltmarsh Case-bearer

Burrows Marsh Records

OrderFamilyTaxonVernacular nameNotes
Perapion curtirostreApionidaeColeoptera
Platycephala planifronsChloropidaeDiptera
Dolichopus nubilusDolichopodidaeDiptera
Symplecta sticticaLimoniidaeDiptera
Sphaerophoria rueppelliiSyrphidaeDiptera
Nephrotoma quadristriataTipulidaeDipteraRDB 2
Melieria omissaUlidiidaeDiptera
Melieria pictaUlidiidaeDipteraNationally Scarce
Myrmica rubraFormicidaeHymenopteraRed Ant