LNHG Monthly Talk – Tuesday 13th October

“The Forming of the Easdale Slates”  a talk by Alastair Fleming. Alastair is a local geologist, teacher and writer who lives on Luing and like many of our speakers is a Lorn Natural History Group member. The talk starts at 19.30 hours at Seil Island Hall, Ellenabeich, Seil, and is free to members, £2 to Read More …

Crambus lathoniellus (Hook-streaked Grass-Veneer)

Like several similar species, this micro moth is to be found in grassy areas. One of the earliest Crambids to be seen during the year, these adults fly from May through to August. It flies naturally at night, though it is easily disturbed in the daytime. The larvae feed on various types of grass stem. Read More …

Myrmica ruginodis (Northern Red Ant)

Only a few people realise that there are two species of Common Red Ants. Myrmica ruginodis looks a lot like Myrmica rubra, but there is one striking difference, the spines on Myrmica ruginodis are longer. They are about as long as the distance between the tips of the spines. In Myrmica rubra the spines are Read More …