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Observed: 21st August 2011 By: bigemrgbigemrg’s reputation in Invertebratesbigemrg’s reputation in Invertebrates
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I spotted these creatures collecting pollen from ox eye daisies! They are between 3mm and 6mm in length.
Any help in identifying them would be greatly appreciated!

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Thanks Dioctria. That makes sense as I observed a few lacewings flitting about on the same day I took these shots!

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As they are carnivorous, I doubt they were collecting pollen on purpose. Probably patrolling the flowerheads for feeding insects?