Wednesday, September 04, 2013

A new harvestman

I found the harvestman Leiobunum rotundum perched halfway up the stem of the white marsh thistle in Emthree the other day.

2013-09-01 11.01.03 2013-09-01 10.59.26 Quite a widespread species in Britain but possibly declining.  I have seen it once before in our garden (1997).