Our species and plans (3) Sabre Wasp Rhyssa persuasoria Status : widespread but localised Habitat: mixed and coniferous woodland. Identification: peak times for observing are July and August. Often called the giant Ichneumon, it is the largest Ichneumon in Britain and one of the largest in Europe with a body size of 10mm to 40mm…

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Our species and plans (2) Silver Washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia STATUS: localised resident to Southern England, Wales and Ireland. GB Red list – least concern. Although its range has spread after a long period of decline, inoverall the population has not increased significantly. HABITAT: generally a butterfly of broad leaved woodland, favours open sunny glades…

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