Silpha laevigata in pitfall trap

Silpha laevigata in pitfall trap

Observation - Silpha laevigata in pitfall trap. Description: Several in pitfall traps set in 20 year old planted ash (Fraxinus) woodland on former arable field. Silpha trisis also caught in traps, but no specimens of the common S. atrata. Part of the Earth Trust's Invertebrate Tales Project.

Several in pitfall traps set in 20 year old planted ash (Fraxinus) woodland on former arable field. Silpha trisis also caught in traps, but no specimens of the common S. atrata. Part of the Earth Trust's Invertebrate Tales Project.