Hutchinson’s Bank

A mostly cloudy day, +28° C. Been to New Addington.
A tortoise bug (Eurygaster sp.), in most of Surrey it would be E. testudinaria, but here on chalk E. maura is also a possibility:

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Nemophora metallica longhorn moths are not uncommon around Field Scabious (Knautia arvensis). The Small Scabious (Scabiosa columbaria) grows right alongside, but these moths don’t seem to be interested in it:

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Plenty of Sicus ferrugineus conopid flies around, these stalk bumblebees, trying to lay an egg on them:

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A Lygus ?pratensis capsid bug:

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A male Lasioglossum calceatum bee:

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I stopped counting which brood of Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria) currently flies:

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Six-spot Burnets (Zygaena filipendulae) are still quite fresh:

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Traveller’s Joy (Clematis vitalba) in flower:

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