Latest records: November 2018

SpeciesObservations
lovely vallonia

Vitrina pulchella

Scolars' Garden - November 2018
glass snail

Vitrina pellucida

Scolars' Garden - November 2018
geophilomorph centipede

Geophilus easoni

Deer Park - November 2018
harvestman

Oligolophus hanseni

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
springtail

Heteromurus nitidus

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
springtail

Dicyrtoma fusca

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
springtail

Dicyrtoma minuta

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
litter spider (female & male)

Bathyphantes nigrinus

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
lace-weaver spider

Amaurobis fenestralis

Deer Park - November 2018
funnel-web spider

Coelotes atropos

Deer Park - November 2018
moth caterpillar (Notodontidae?)

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
lesser house fly larva

Fannia canicularis

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
cranefly larva (Tipulidae)

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
fungus gnat larva (Cecidomyiidae)

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
fly

Coenosia mollicula

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
grass fly

Conioscinella sp.

Scholars' Garden Park - November 2018
fly

Mycophaga testacea

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
fly

Macronychia stringinervis

Deer Park - November 2018
bark louse

Trichopsocus clarus

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
froghopper

Alebra wahlbergi

Scholar's Garden - November 2018
cypress aphid

Cinara cupressi

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
rove beetle

Atheta

Deer Park - November 2018
rove beetle

Tachyporus hympnorum

Deer Park - November 2018
ground beetle

Leistus fulvibarbis

Scholars' Garden - November 2018
chafer beetle

Phyllopertha horticola

extensive damage caused by birds feeding on the grubs in the Deer Park Scholars' Garden - November 2018

Recent records: August 2018

SpeciesObservations
red admiral butterfly

Vanessa atalanta

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
comma butterfly

Polygonia c-album

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
holly blue butterfly

Celastrina argiolus

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
hummingbird hawkmoth

Macroglossum stellatarum

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
harvestman

Opilio canestrinii

Scholars' Garden - August & November 2018
spider

Nigma walckenaeri

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
spider

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
spider

Linyphia triangularis

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
burdock picture-winged fly

Tephritis bardanae

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
thistle picture-winged fly

Palloptera umbellatarum

Deer Park - August 2018
hoverfly

Chalcosyrphus nemorum

Deer Park - August 2018
house fly

Musca domestica

Deer Park - August 2018
fly

Muscina stabulands

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
spider

Steatoda sp.

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
migrant hoverfly

Eupeodes corollae

Deer Park - August 2018
hornet mimic Hoverfly

Volucella zonaria

Deer Park - August 2018
ashy mining bee

Andrena cineraria

Deer Park - August 2018
shrill carder bee

Bombus sylvarum

Deer Park - August 2018
small scissor bee

Chelostoma campanulata

Deer Park - August 2018
common carder bee

Bombus pascuorum

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
chestnut leaf-miner moth

Cameraria ohridella

Scholar's Garden - August 2018
lime miner

Bucculatrix thoracella

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
elm miner

Lyonetia clerkella

Scolars' Garden - August 2018
beech miner

Stigmella hemargyrella

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
beech blotch miner

Phyllonorycter maestingella

Scholars' Garden - August 2018

Recorded species

SpeciesObservations
Mammals

Grey squirrels Sciurus carolinensis and hedgehogs Erinaceus europaeus regularly observed in Deer Park, Scholars', Fellows' and Master's gardens. There are also occasional sightings of muntjac deer Muntiacus reevesi, red fox Vulpes vulpes and house mouse Mus musculus Despite its name there are no deer in the Deer Park (fallow deer Dama dama were there from 1857 until 1934, but they never prospered).
bats

common pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus and soprano pipistrelle P. pygmaeus calls recorded in Scholars' Garden (March 2018) showing higher frequency of the soprano pipistrelle (right)
Nathusius' pipistrelle bat

Pipistrellus nathusii

Master's Lodge Garden - July 2018
rabbit?

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
long-tailed tit

Aegithalos caudatus

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
blue tit

Cyanistes caeruleus

Deer Park - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
great tit

Parus major

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden- regular (recorded March 2018 onwards)
wren

Troglodytes troglodytes

Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
goldcrest

Regulus regulus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
common chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded March 2018 onwards)
European robin

Erithacus rubecula

Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded March 2018 onwards)
blackbird

Turdus merula

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
wood pigeon

Columba palumbus

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
crow

Corvus corone

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
magpie

Pica pica

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
green woodpecker

Picus viridis

Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
dunnock

Prunella modularis

Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
ring-neck pheasant

Phasianus colchicus

regular in Scholars' Garden and Deer Park 2016, not recorded in 2017, one male seen Feburary-April 2018
other birds

seen before October 2017: spotted flycatcher, sparrowhawk, kestrel, peregrine, jay, song thrush, greenfich, goldfinch. Non-resident birds flying over: cormorant, little egret, red kite
grass snake

Natrix natrix

reported before October 2017
blue-grey earthworm

Octolasion cyaneum

Deer Park - October 2017
chestnut worm

Lumbricus castaneus

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - October-November 2018
earthworm (immature)

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
grove snail

Cepaea nemoralis

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
garden snail

Cornu aspersa

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
hairy snail

Trochulus hispidus

Deer Park, Master's Garden - October 2017, March-May 2018
strawberry snail

Trochulus striolatus

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March-November 2018
glass snail

Aeginopella hammonis

Deer Park - October 2018
rayed glass snail

Nesovitrea hammonis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, November 2018
cellar glass snail

Oxychilus cellarius

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - October 2017, November 2018
glass snail

Oxychilus draparnaudi

Deer Park - March 2018
glossy glass snail

Oxychilus navarricus helveticucus

Deer Park - October 2017
toothless chrysalis snail

Columella edentula

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
eccentric grass snail

Vallonia excentrica

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
ribbed grass snail

Vallonia coastata

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
spotted false-keeled slug

Arion c. circumscriptus

Deer Park - October 2018
Durham slug

Arion flagellus

Deer Park - October 2017
southern garden slug

Arion hortenis

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2017, November 2018
hedgehog slug

Arion intermedium

Deer Park - October 2018
netted field slug

Deroceras reticulatum

Deer Park - March 2018
northern field slug

Deroceras agreste

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2017, November 2018
green cellar slug

Limacus maculatus

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2018, November 2018
ash-black slug

Limax cinereoniger

Deer Park - October 2018
Budapest slug

Tandonia budapestensis

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2017, November 2018
centipede

Cryptops anomalus

Deer Park - October 2017, Scholars' Garden - August 2018
centipede

Cryptops hortensis

Deer Park - October 2017, Scholars' Garden - August 2018
Geophilomorph centipede

Geophilus electricus

Deer Park - March 2018
Geophilomorph centipede

Geophilus flavus

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
centipede

Lithobius crassipes

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - October 2017, May August 2018
centipede

Lithobius melanops

Deer Park - October 2017, Scholars' Garden - August 2018
millipede

Proteroiulus fuscus

Scholars' Garden - March, August 2018
mite - Ologamasidae

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March-May 2018
soil mite

Euzetes globulus (=nitens)

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March-May 2018
mite

Geholaspis longispinosus

Deer Park - October 2017
soil mite Orobatida

Opiella subrectina

Deer Park - Marh 2018 2017
Orobatid mite

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
harvestman

Paroligolophus agrestis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
harvestman

Platybunus triangularis

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
black lace-web spider

Amaurobius ferox

Deer Park - March, November 2018
lace-web spider

Amaurobius similis

Deer Park - October 2017, November 2018
sac spider

Clubiona comta

Scholars' Garden - March-May 2018
sac spider

Clubiona caerulescens

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
money spider

Drapetisca socialis

Deer Park - March 2018
walnut orb-weaver spider

Nuctenea umbratca

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March-August 2018
wolf spider

Pardosa amentata

Deer Park - March 2018
running crab spider

Philodromus dispar

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
nurseyweb spider

Pisaura mirabilis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
ant-hunting spider

Zodarion sp?

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
comb-footed spider

Pholcomma gibbum

Scholars' Garden - March-May 2018
comb-footed spider

Enoplagnatha thoracica

Scholars' Garden - March-May 2018
comb-footed spider

Robertus arundineti

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March-November 2018
comb-footed spider

Robertus lividus

Scholars' Garden - March-November 2018
comb-footed spider

Rugathodes insignis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
comb-footed spider

Theonoe minutissima

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
crab spider

Xysticus ristatus

Scholars' Garden - April 2017
rabbit hutch spider

Steatoda bipunctata

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
house spider

Tegentaria agrestis

Deer Park - March 2018
long-jawed orbweb spider

Tetragnatha montana

Scholars' Garden - March-August 2018
missing-sector orbweb spider

Zygiella x-notata

Deer Park - October 2017, March-April 2018
cucumber spider

Araniella cucurbitina

Deer Park - May 2018
goldenrod crab spider

Misumena vatia

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
spider

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
spider

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
spider

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
spider

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
Daphnia and copepods

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
common pill woodlouse

Armadillium vulgare

Deer Park - March 2018
common shiny woodlouse

Oniscus asellus

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
common striped woodlouse

Philoscia muscorum

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2017, March-November 2018
woodlouse

Porcellio dilatus

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - March-November 2018
woodlouse

Porcellio scaber

Deer Park - October 2017
common pygmy woodlouse

Trichoniscus pusillus

Deer Park - March 2018
woodlouse

Scholars' Garden - May-August 2018
woodlouse

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
woodlouse

Scholars' Garden - May-November 2018
springtail

Tomocerus vulgaris

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Allacma fusca

Deer Park - March 2018
springtail

Ceratophysella bengtssoni

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Deuteraphorura inermis

Scholars' Garden - March, November 2018
springtail

Dicyrtoma fusca

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Entomobrya marginata

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Entomobrya nivalis

Deer Park - March 2018
springtail

Orchesella cincta

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March-November 2018
springtail

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
springtail

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
springtail

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
banded demoiselle

Calopteryx splendens

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
gall midge

Cecidomyiidae

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
phantom midge

Chaborus crystallinus

Deer Park - April 2018
phantom midge

Chironomus dorsalis

Deer Park - May 2018
phantom midge

Chironomus plumosus

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - April-May 2018
phantom midge

Diamesa campestris

Deer Park - April 2018
phantom midge

Eurycnemus crassipes

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
cranefly

Limonia flavipes

Deer Park - October 2017
owl fly

Pericoma fuliginosa

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
sciarid fly

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
scuttle fly

Gymnophora sp.

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
flower fly

Limnophora nigripes

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
marmalade hoverfly

Episyrphus balteatus

Scholars' Garden - October 2017 (larva)
marmalade hoverfly

Episyrphus balteatus

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
hoverfly

Sericomyia silentis

Scholars' Garden - April-July 2018
banded hoverfly

Volucella pellucens

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
hoverfly

Syrpus ribesii

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
hoverfly larva

Epistrophe sp.

Deer Park - May 2018
bee fly

Bombylius major

Deer Park - Apri 2018
hunter fly

Coenosia agromyzina

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
hunter fly

Limnophora triangua

Deer Park - Aprilr 2018
house fly

Hebecnema vespertina

Deer Park - April 2018
house fly

Phaonia palpata

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
flesh fly

Macronychia griseola

Deer Park - Deer Park 2018
house fly

Polietes lardaria

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
greenbottle

Lucilia infernalis

Scholars' Garden - May-July 2018
lesser house fly

Fannia sp.

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
lesser house fly

Fannia carbonaria

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
lesser house fly

Fannia cannicularis

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
soldierfly larva

Chloromyia formosa

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
soldierfly larva

Microchrysa polita

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
yellow dung fly

Scathophaga stercoraria

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - May 2018
common awl-fly

Xylophagus ater

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
dagger fly

Chelipoda vocatoria

Deer Park - May 2018
dagger fly

Empis scutellata

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
grass fly (Chloropidae)

Diplotoxa messoria

Deer Park - April 2018
yellow swarming fly (Chloropidae)

Thaumatomyia notata

Deer Park - April 2018
grass fly

Agromyza reptans

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
fly

Fannia sociella

Deer Park - May 2018
fly

Fannia manicata

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
cabbage root fly

Delia radicum

Deer Park - July 2018
cattle sweat fly

Morellia simplex

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
black-fly

Simulium sp.

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
brown lacewing

Micromus variegatus

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
book louse

Ectopsocus petersi

Deer Park - October 2017
mirid bug

Heterotoma planicornis

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
lygaeid ground bug

Eremocoris podgricus

Deer Park - October 2017
birch shield bug

Elasmostethus interstinctus

Deer Park - March 2018
bronze shield bug

Troilus luridus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
shield bug

Rhaphigaster nebulosa

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
black bean aphid

Aphis fabae

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
potato aphid

Macrosiphum euphorbiae

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
shallot aphid

Myzus asclonicus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
lime aphid (1st instar)

Eucallipterus tiliae

Deer Park - May 2018
lime aphid (alate)

Eucallipterus tiliae

Deer Park - May-July 2018
lime leaf-nest aphid

Patchiella reaumuri

Deer Park - May, August 2018
scale insect

Parasaissetia cf. nigra

Deer Park - May 2018
leafhopper

Empoasca vitis

Scholars' Garden - March-August 2018
hawthorn shield bug

Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
lygaeid ground bug

Scolopostethus affinis

Scholars' Garden - August 2018
pondskater

Gerris lateralis

Deer Park - April 2018
harlequin ladybird

Harmonia axyridis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, May-July 2018
7-spot ladybird

Cocinella septempunctata

Scholars' & Master's Garden - October 2017, March-November 2018
two-spot ladybird

Adalia bipunctata

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - April-November 2018
10-spot ladybird

Adalia 10-punctata

Deer Park - May 2018
small pollen beetle

Meligethes aeneus

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - April-May 2018
pollen beetle

Meligethes viridescens

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - March-May 2018
round fungus beetle

Ptomaphagus medius

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
varied carpet beetle

Anthrenus verbasci

Deer Park - May 2018
pea weevil

Sitona lineatus

Deer Park - April 2018
hairy weevil

Sitona hispidulus

Deer Park - May 2018
weevil

Otiorhynchus ligneus

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
weevil

Otiorhynchus rugostriatus

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
flea beetle

Psylliodes sp.

Scholars' Garden - April-July 2018
rove beetle

Tachyporus pusilus

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
rove beetle

Bledius gallicus

Deer Park - May 2018
rove beetle

Atheta sp.

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
tenebrionid beetle

Lagria hirta

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
oedmerid beetle

Oedmera femorata

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
oedmerid beetle

Oedmera nobilis

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
tortoiseshell butterfly

Aglais urticae

Deer Park - March 2018
brimstone butterfly

Gonepteryx rhamni

Deer Park - March 2018
large white butterfly

Pieris brassicae

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - April-July 2018
speckled wood butterfly

Pararge aegeria

Scholars' Garden - May-July 2018
brown argus butterfy

Aricia agestis

Deer Park - July 2018
green-veined white butterfly

Artogeia napi

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
small white butterfly

Artogeia rapae

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - July-August 2018
peacock butterfly

Inachis io

Deer Park - July 2018
gatekeeper butterfly

Pyronia tithonus

Deer Park - July 2018
moth

Pyrausta aurata

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
moth

Deer Park - July 2018
double square-spot moth

Xestia triangulum

Deer Park - March 2018
flame shoulder

Ochropleura plecta

Deer Park - May 2018
common swift moth

Korscheltellus fusconebulosa

Deer Park - May 2018
lychnis moth

Hadena bicruris

Deer Park - May 2018
caterpillar

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
lime moth (caterpillar)

Deer Park - August 2018
black ant

Lasius niger

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden, in trees - March 2018
tree ant

Lasius brunneus

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
honey bee

Apis melifera

Scholars' Garden - March - May-July 2018
early bumblebee

Bombus pratorum

Deer Park - April-August 2018
bronze furrow bee

Halictis tumulorum

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
Marsham's nomad bee

Nomada marshamella

Deer Park - March 2018
common wasp

Vespula vulgaris

Deer Park - July 2018
tree bumblebee

Bombus hypnorum

Deer Park - July 2018
hairy-footed flower-bee

Anthophora plumipes

Deer Park - July 2018
ichneumonid wasp

Anoplius nigerrimus

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
holly leaf miner

Phytomyza ilicis

Scholars' Garden - April, August 2018
lime gall midge

Didymomyia tiliacea

Deer Park - May 2018
lime felt gall mite

Eriophyes leisoma mites

Deer Park - May 2018
elm gall mite

Aceria campestricola

Scholars' Garden - May 2018
Acer leaf gall mite

Aceria macrorhyncha

Scholars' Garden - July 2018
leaf miner

Aulagromyza hendeliana

Scholars' Garden - October 2017

Contact

Justin Gerlach by e-mail