National Insect Week returns in 2020
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:30
Salcey Forest. (SP801509, ‘horsebox’ car park, Nearest Postcode: NN7 2HA)
Saturday 23rd June, 10:30am
Join butterfly expert Doug Goddard to learn about and look for woodland butterflies, with target species including Wood White and the rare Black Hairstreak. Parking is limited so please let us know if you are planning on coming.
To attend this event please register in advance.
There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.