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The Flecked General salutes our ponds!

Soldierflies are smart-looking insects with coloured stripes recalling old-fashioned military uniforms, hence their name. Many species have aquatic larvae, which prefer the classier types of wetland like springs, fens and mossy pond margins. Wetland soldierflies are, therefore, a mark of … Continue reading

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