Artichoke Gall (Andricus foecundatrix)

September 12th 2023

Several galls of this wasp on Oak tree leaf buds, Woodside car park, Culag Woods (DAH). There are only two other records of this gall for Assynt shown on the National Biodiversity Network website. Photo Gallery – Other Insects

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Recent Sightings

Rosy Woodlouse (Androniscus dentiger)

Single woodlouse, Nedd (Benjamin McTaggart and Ian Evans).  In grass tussocks, garden; first record from Assynt and West Sutherland (18/07)

Sawfly (Tenthredo sp)

Two insects on angelica flowers, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson).  Photo Gallery - Other Insects (17/07)

Silver-ground Carpet

Single moth, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson). Photo Gallery - Moths (17/07)

Common Red Soldier Beetle

Single beetle on angelica flower, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson). Photo Gallery - Beetles (17/07)

Ruby-tailed Wasp

Single insect near flowering plants, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson) (17/07)

Sedge Warbler

Single bird, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson) (17/07)

Straw Dot Moth

Single moth in garden, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson). Photo Gallery - Moths (16/07)

Slow Worm

Single reptile in garden, Ardvar (Beccy Garvey) (16/07)

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