APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

Marine arthropod images (Springtails, centipedes, millipedes and insects etc.)
Springtails (Collembola)

Collembola (Class) > Entomobryidae (Family)

Entomobrya
Entomobrya lanuginosa (Nicolet 1841)
- An Entomobryid springtail

Haloentomobrya
Haloentomobrya dollfusi (Denis, 1924)
syn. Mesentotoma dollfusi - Damp Grain Springtail

Collembola (Class) > Neanuridae (Family)

Anurida
Anurida maritima (Guérin-Méneville, 1836)
- Shore or Sea springtail

Anuridella
Anuridella marina Willem, 1906 - A Springtail

Unidentified marine species of Springtails
Un-identified Springtail 1 - Long Rock 23.08.13.
Un-identified Springtail 2 - Lamorna Cove 08.10.13.
Un-identified Springtail 3 - Penzance Harbour 01.07.14.

Bristletails (Archaeognatha)

Petrobius
Petrobius maritimus (Leach, 1809) - Sea bristletail

Centipedes (Chilopoda)

Order Geophilomorpha > Family Himantariidae

Stigmatogaster
Stigmatogaster subterranea (Shaw, 1789)
- A Himantariid Centipede

Order Geophilomorpha > Family Lintotaeniidae

Strigamia
Strigamia maritima (Leach, 1817)
- A Lintotaeniid Centipede

Millepedes (Myriapoda)

Thalassisobates
Thalassisobates littoralis (Silvestri, 1903)
- A littoral millipede

Bugs (Homoptera)

Hayhurstia
Hayhurstia atriplicis (Linnaeus, 1761)
- Chenopodium Aphid

Bugs (Heteroptera)

Aepophilus
Aepophilus bonnairei Signoret, 1879 - Marine bug

Beosus
Beosus maritimus (Scopoli, 1763) - A Lygaeid Bug

Gerris
Gerris lacustris (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common pond skater or Water strider

Lygus
Lygus maritimus Wagner 1949 - A Myrid bug

Flies (Diptera)

Anthomyiidae:

Fucellia
Fucellia maritima (Haliday, 1838) - A Seaweed fly

Chironomidae:

Halocladius
Halocladius variabilis (Staeger, 1839) - A Marine midge

Telmatogeton
Telmatogeton japonicus Tokunaga, 1933
- A Marine splash midge (non-native species)

Thalassomya
Thalassomya frauenfeldi Schiner, 1856
- A Marine splash midge

Coelopidae:

Coelopa
Coelopa (Fucomyia) frigida (Fabricius, 1805)
- A Kelp or Wrack fly

Culicidae:

Culex
Culex pipiens Linnaeus, 1758 - Northern House Mosquito

Dolichopodidae:

Liancalus
Liancalus virens (Scopoli, 1763) - A Long-legged fly

Strandline fly maggots washed up at Marazion
Fly maggot and pupae at Spit Point Cornwall
Fly maggots in driftwood at Penzance

Beetles (Coleoptera)

Aepus
Aepus robinii (Laboulbène, 1849) - A Marine beetle

Cafius
Cafius xantholoma (Gravenhorst, 1806)
- A Staphylinid or Rove beetle

Cercyon
Cercyon depressus Stephens, 1829
- A Water Scavenger Beetle

Enochrus
Enochrus halophilus (Bedel, 1878)
- A Water Scavenger Beetle

Necrodes
Necrodes littoralis (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Shore Sexton Beetle

Ochthebius
Ochthebius marinus (Paykull, 1798)
- Marine moss beetle

Paranchus
Paranchus albipes (Fabricius, 1796)
- A Carabid or Ground Beetle

Butterflies, moths and micro-moths (Lepidoptera)

Moths

Noctuidae

Autographa
Autographa gamma (Linnaeus, 1758) - Silver Y

Lacanobia
Lacanobia oleracea (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Bright-line Brown-eye

Micro-moths

Lobesia
Lobesia littoralis (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
- Shore Doubtful Marble Moth

Other arthropods, see -
Sea spiders (Pycnogonida)
Spiders, mites and pseudoscorpions (Arachnida)
Sea slaters, Woodlice and Pill bugs (Isopoda)
Mud shrimps and Sandhoppers (Amphipoda)

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