|A few things of interest sent by Ian Redding.|
A common and distinctive predatory bug, found in a range of trees and shrubs. This 5mm individual was found in woodland near Brown's Folly.
Donacia vulgaris Family: Chrysomelidae
A reed beetle, distinguished by the violet stripes on the elytra. This individual was resting on hawthorn at night, on the bank of the River Avon.