Seen in a City garden in early July as a final instar, and now an adult, the Sloe Shieldbug.
A Froghopper nymph inside so-called cuckoo-spit.
The very invasive and damaging Harlequin Ladybird Beetle Harmonia axyridis was found at Tramore Back Strand a few days ago. This comes in many forms, a sample of which is shown here.
Ack. to Alan Walsh
Images ack. to Wikipedia
The Devil’s Coach Horse Beetle seen in the Hillview part of the city this week.
The smallest woodlouse (1-2mm) the eyeless Platyartthrus hoffmannseggi recently seen in Waterford City. This is always associated with Red Ants.
Woodlice by Graeme Lyons
Red Ant by Michael Guinan
It is now confirmed by Stephen McCormack that a beetle photographed by Michael Guinan in Waterford City recently is the first Irish record of the Swollen-thighed Flower Beetle, Oedemera nobilis