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5.7.35 afternoon Dunkerron Castle, SK.
2.30 - 5.0 PM grounds in front of castle, logs, stumps &c, path to the sea through fields, marsh near the sea, & sea-weed on coast.
[[underlined]] Bombus lapidarius [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]] [[again?]] seen in field near house.
[[underlined]] B. lucorum & agrorum [[/underlined]] seen.
[[underlined]] Halictus albipes [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]] on [[underlined]] Veronica chamaedrys [[/underlined]], examined.
[[underlined]] Vespa austriaca [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]] in field.
[[underlined]] Odynerus trifasciatus [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]] at bramble in hedge.
[[underlined]] O. sinuatus [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]] at bramble with last
[[underlined]] Crabro cavifrons [[/underlined]] [[2 male symbols]] & 1 [[female symbol]] seen, at logs by old castle.
[[underlined]] C. tibialis [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]] swept in marsh. [[underlined]] C. dimidiatus [[/underlined]] 

[[underlined]] Pemphredon shuckardi [[/underlined]] on logs by old castle.

[[underlined]] Leptothorax acervorum [[/underlined]] seen on log.
[[underlined]] Centeterus [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]] [[underlined]] Attractodes tenebricosus [[/underlined]] ? 1 [[male symbol]] carded. 
Cryptids ? 6 [[2 male symbols]] (3 carded)

[[underlined]] Lissonota femorata [[/underlined]] 2 [[2 female symbols]] on old stump under tree at foot of field.
[[underlined]] Polysphincta tuberosa [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]] taken at "Juniper" (?) tree near house.
[[underlined]] Mesoleius [[/underlined]] - 2 [[2 male symbols]] [[arrow]] Mesoleids ? 2 exx, 2 spp. [[2 male symbols]]. 
[[underlined]] Homocidus pallipes [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]] [[underlined]] Promethes sulcator [[/underlined]] 1 [[female symbol]]
[[underlined]] Bassus tricinetus [[/underlined]] 1 [[male symbol]]
[[underlined]] Stenomacrus vafer [[/underlined]] ? [[female symbol]] taken on log by old castle.
[[underlined]] Meloboris [[/underlined]] sp. 2 [[2 male symbol]], red coxae.

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5.7.35 aft. cont. PM. Dunkerron, SK. cont.
[[underlined]] Bracon fulvipes [[/underlined]] 1 typical [[male symbol]], also 1 small [[female symbol]], with 27 jointed antennae [[insertion]] & pale stigma [[/insertion]], which is ? a var. of this sp.
Microplitis - [[male symbol]] 
Microplitis [[strikethrough]] sp. [[/strikethrough]] [[female symbol]] black, black wings on nasturtium beside house.
[[underlined]] Pygostolus sticticus [[/underlined]] [[female symbol]] swept in marsh, beside ditch.
[[underlined]] Euphorus pallidipes [[/underlined]] 2 [[2 male symbols]]

[[underlined]] Opius [[/underlined]] lugens ? [[female symbol]] [[insertion]] [[line]] ? [[/insertion]] on Nasturtium beside house.
[[underlined]] Aspilota [[/underlined]] "sp. 4 like 5" ? [[male symbol]].
[[underlined]] Dacnusa areolaris [[/underlined]] abundant.

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[[underlined]] Chalcid [[/underlined]] 1 taken amongst sea-weed on coast.
[[underlined]] Platymischus dilatatus [[/underlined]] [[male symbol]] & [[female symbol]] taken in cop. on shore:  during love-making the [[male symbol]] sweeps his antennae across those of [[female symbol]] who then turns hers over her head & places the apical joint of hers in the hollow under the dilated scape of the [[male symbol]] from which action both seem to enjoy intense satisfaction!

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See for help with species names. I also use -@siobhanleachman

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