End of October Macro Bugs

These will probably be the last outdoor insect macros of 2016.  As since these were taken towards the end of October, the colder weather has seen a decline in insect activity.

These were taken in the woodland and on a bridge at Blashford Lakes.

Here is what I found on that outing.

First up something I have seen before – a barkfly – taken at around 2 and 4x magnification on my Canon MPE-65mm lens.

Barkfly (2)
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Barkfly (2)
Barkfly
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Barkfly

Now a couple of things I don’t know – the first creature, may well be some small aphid.

Drop Head Bug
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/9, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Drop Head Bug
Wee Yellow Bug
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/9, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Wee Yellow Bug

This one I definitely don’t have a clue on.

Spindly Little Bug
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/10, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Spindly Little Bug

As well as those two unknowns – I found a new species of globular springtail to me – I think Allacma fusca.

Allacma fusca - Springtail
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Allacma fusca – Springtail
Allacma fusca - Springtail on a Post
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Allacma fusca – Springtail on a Post

Also about on the post was a froghopper.

Froghopper
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Froghopper

And finally on a bit of old wood – this red spider mite – which I stacked 4 shots of in Helicon Focus.

Mighty Red Mite
Canon EOS 760D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Mighty Red Mite

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