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In the interests of accuracy, the majority of the references below show the scientific rather than the anglicised version first. The exceptions are groups in which all species are better known by the English name, namely butterflies and moths, ladybirds, grasshoppers and crickets, and shieldbugs.
"Bumblebees merit attention as one of the most striking, attractive and useful invertebrates we see. They have huge potential for imbuing youngsters with enthusiasm for nature" GARDENS
"Butterflies are ensconced in popular culture. People are well disposed towards them, mainly because they are colourful and lively, because they represent brightness, summer, sunshine, the open air. So if we cannot protect our butterflies, what hope is there for the rest? DOWNLAND
"The solitary wasp Pemphredon lugubris, colloquially called the Mournful Wasp, is a real friend of the gardener since a female can put up to 40 good-sized aphids in each cell in its branched nest system in decayed wood" GARDENS
"The impressive Volucella zonaria, a Hornet mimic and our largest hoverfly, has colonised Britain from Europe since 1940 and is spreading quite rapidly. Warmer climatic conditions are helping this development" WOODLAND