is essential for establishing the characteristics of any insect
population and community. Common species can be used as indicators
to show changes over time in the local environment, essential
information if action is required at the local, national and international
populations and distributions are constantly changing making records
out of date very quickly, so new records are required all the
time to keep track of what is going on.
Information Is Needed?
is easy. Essentially four vital pieces of information are required
to make a good record:
Modern digital cameras
take extremely good close up pictures of insects and photographs
are very useful in confirming identification. Any other information
about the site or individual, such as the behaviour of the insect,
is very welcome.
Send Us Your Records
Telling us about what
you have seen is easy, just put the details on an email and send
it to firstname.lastname@example.org or click here
All records submitted
will be entered on a computer database and used for nature conservation,
research and education. Records may be passed on to other recorders
All records remain
the property of the individual recorder unless otherwise stated.