Coastal Vegetated Shingle - Associated Priority Species

Notable invertebrates associated with Coastal Vegetated Shingle


Coastal vegetated shingle at Dunwich. Photo: Gen Broad

Birds - link to photos

Herrring Gull Larus argentatus subsp. argenteus

Little Tern Sterna albifrons (Suffolk Priority Species)

Bees and Wasps - link to photos

Large Garden Bumblebee Bombus ruderatus 

Butterflies-  link to photos

Wall Lasiommata megera

Moths - link to photos

For detailed information about each species click on the name to visit Suffolk Moth Group website

Moth species marked ** are designated as 'Priority - Research Only'. The species are common and widespread, but rapidly declining.

Rest Harrow Aplasta ononaria

Dusky Brocade Apamea remissa**

Mullein Wave Scopula marginepunctata**

Spiders - link to photos

Heath Grasper Haplodrassus dalmatensis

Whelk-shell Jumper Spider Pseudeuophrys obsoleta

Bugs - link to photos

A Mirid Bug Orthotylus rubidus (Suffolk Priority species)

Plants - link to photos

Stinking Goosefoot Chenopodium vulvaria

Red Hemp-nettle Galeopsis angustifolia

Prickly Saltwort Salsola kali