Insects

The insect gallery comprises of images from around the world and are sorted taxonomically rather than the country were these were taken. Each image contains information roughly where and when this was taken.

Norwegian species names are also included to help as a local language identification key. 

Images will be continuously added to this gallery as and when they become available.

Rose Chafer

Rose Chafer

Hårgullbasse (Cetonia aurata) - Gjennestadvannet, Vestfold, Norway 2nd July 2019

Olivegreen Flower Chafer

Olivegreen Flower Chafer

Maurgullbasse (Potosia [cuprea] metallica) - Gjennestadvannet, Vestfold, Norway 3rd July 2019

Musk Beetle

Musk Beetle

Moskusbukk (Aromia moschata) - Horten, Vestfold, Norway 2nd August 2021

Spotted Longhorn Beetle

Spotted Longhorn Beetle

(Rutpela maculata) - Borrevannet, Vestfold, Norway 9th July 2020

European Hornet

European Hornet

Geithams (Vespa crabro) - Horten, Norway 6th June 2020

European Hornet

European Hornet

Geithams (Vespa crabro) - Horten, Norway 29th August 2019

European Hornet

European Hornet

Geithams (Vespa crabro) - Hortobágy, Hungary 1st May 2016

Lathbury's Nomada

Lathbury's Nomada

Seljevepsebie (Nomada lathburiana) - Horten, Norway 20th May 2020

Volucella inanis

Volucella inanis

Geithamsblomsterflue - Horten, Vestfold, Norway 8th August 2021

Villa hottentotta

Villa hottentotta

Hottentotthumleflue - Horten, Vestfold, Norway 2nd August 2021

Villa panisca

Villa panisca

Kontrasthumleflue - Horten, Vestfold, Norway 21st July 2021

Large Bee-fly

Large Bee-fly

Stor humleflue (Bombylius major) - Horten, Norway 20th May 2020

"Pied" Bee-fly

"Pied" Bee-fly

Svarthvit humleflue (Hemipenthes maurus) - Borrevannet, Vestfold, Norway 9th July 2020

"Pied" Bee-fly

"Pied" Bee-fly

Svarthvit humleflue (Hemipenthes maurus) - Borrevannet, Vestfold, Norway 9th July 2020

Common Scorpionfly

Common Scorpionfly

Båndskorpionflue (Panorpa communis) female - Horten, Vestfold, Norway 26th June 2017

Lantern Fly

Lantern Fly

"Long-nosed (Green) Lantern Fly" (Pyrops candelaria) - Kaeng Krachan, Thailand 13th January 2014