Valuing Insects News

red tipped clearwing.
By Ken Bond

Cork Clearwing Moth Project

Acknowledgements This survey was funded by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Biodiversity RecordersGrant. Cork Nature Network would like to thank the National Parks and Wildlife Service for theopportunity to run this survey. Thank you also to John Deasey, Emily Mangen, Sean Bourke,Karl Woods and Melanie Mangen for their support and assisting with the surveys. […]

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Orthoptera
By Raysa Martins Hetherington

Singing in Irish Lands: The Conservation Value of Orthoptera

On a warm and dry day, the rhythmic ‘chirps’ of grasshoppers can be a familiar sound from Irish grasslands, meadows or roadsides. The ‘songs’ that these insects produce are a fundamental aspect of the Irish summer and an essential part of the ecosystem functioning. As an example, the Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus) is one […]

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red tipped clearwing.

Red Tipped Clearwing. Credit: Chris Martin

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