Cotswold Wildlife Park: Invertebrates


BUTTERFLIES

Nymphalidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Caligo eurilochus Owl Butterfly 2007*
Dryas julia Julia Butterfly
Greta oto Glass-wing Butterfly
Heliconius hecale Longwing Butterfly 2007*
Heliconius melpomene Postman Butterfly
Hypolimnas bolina Egg Fly Butterfly 2007*
Hypolimnas misippus Danaid Eggfly 2007*
Idea leuconoe Tree Nymph 2007*
Morpho peleides Blue Morphos 2007*
Sp. inc. Brush-footed Butterfly
Parthenos sylvia Clipper 2007*
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus Blue Clipper 2007*

Papilionidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Chilasa clytia Common Mime 2007*
Papilio demoleus Chequered Swallowtail 2007*
Papilio polytes Common Mormon Butterfly 2007*
Papilio rumanzovia Scarlet Swallowtail 2007*
Troides rhadamanthus Golden Birdwing Butterfly 2007*

Saturnidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Argema mimosae African Moon Moth 2006*
Attacus atlas Giant Atlas Moth 2007*

SCORPIONS

Buthidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Androctonus australis Tunisian Fat-tailed Scorpion 2006
Androctonus crassicaudatus Fat-tailed Scorpion 2006
Sp. inc.  Scorpion <2009   

Luridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Hadrurus arizonensis Desert Hairy Scorpion 2006

Phrynichidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Damon variegates Tailless Whip Scorpion 2007

Scorpionidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Pandinus cavimanus  Red-clawed Emperor Scorpion <2009  
Pandinus imperator Common Emperor Scorpion <2009*
Heterometrus spinifer Thailand Black Scorpion

Thelyphonidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Mastigoproctus giganteus Giant Whip Scorpion 2006

SPIDERS

Galeodidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Galeodes granti African Camel Spider 2007

Tetragnathidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Nephila plumipes Golden Orb-weaving Spider 2007
Nephila senegalensis Senegal Silk Spider 2006

Theraphosidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Acanthoscurria geniculata Brazilian Whiteknee Tarantula 2005
Aphonopelma seemani Zebra Tarantula
Brachypelma albopilosa Curly-hair Tarantula
Brachypelma smithii Red-kneed Tarantula
Euathlus sp. Tarantula <2009  
Grammostola rosea Chilean Rose Tarantula 2005*
Lasiodora parahybana Brazilian Salmon Tarantula <2009*
Poecilotheria fasciata Sri Lankan Ornamental Tarantula 2006
Poecilotheria regalis Indian Ornamental Tarantula <2009*
Pterinochilus murinus  Mombassa Golden Starburst Tarantula     <2009   
Theraphosa blondi Goliath Bird-eating Spider

Theridiidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Latrodectus exlaos Hellfire Widow Spider 2007
Latrodectus hasselti Redback Widow Spider 2007
Latrodectus mactans Black Widow Spider 2005
Latrodectus menavodi Madagascan Widow Spider 2007
Latrodectus tredecimguttatus Mediterranean Widow 2007
Steatoda sp.  Combfooted Spider  2010*   

STICK INSECTS & MANTIDS

Diapheromeridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Carausius morosus Indian Stick Insect <2009*

Heteropterygidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Trachyaretaon bruekneri Giant Thorny Stick Insect 2007
Sungaya inexpectata Brown Stick Insect 2006

Hymenopodidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Phyllocrania paradoxa Malayan Dead Leaf Mantis 2007

Mantidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Creobroter sp.  Sri Lankan Mantis  2009   
Hierodula parviceps Phillippine Mantid 2007
Tenodera sinensis Chinese Mantis 2007
Polyspilota bruekneri Praying Mantis 2007
Pseudempusa pinnapavonis  Peacock Mantis  2010*   
Sphodromantis lineola Ghanian Mantis  2009*  
Sp. inc. Mantis <2009   
Sp. inc.  Praying Mantis  <2009   

Phasmatidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Acrophylla titan Titan Stick Insect 2007
Eurycantha calcarata Giant Mahogany Stick Insect 2006
Eurycnema goliath Goliath Stick Insect 2006
Heteropteryx dilatata Giant Thorny Walking Stick 2005
Oreophoetes sp. Walkingstick 2009   
Trachyaretaon brueckneri  Thorny Walkingstick  2009   
Sp. inc. Walkingstick <2009   

Phyllidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Phyllium bioculatum Javanese Leaf Insect

Pseudophasmatidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Peruphasma schultei Peruvian Black Stick Insect 2007

BEETLES

Lucanidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Haxarthrius deyrollei Deer Horned Stag Beetle 2007

Reduviidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Platymeris biguttata Two-spotted Assassin Bug 2006*

Scarabaeidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Chalcosoma atlas Atlas Beetle 2007
Eudicella gralli Flamboyant Flower Beetle 2005
Pachnoda marginata Fruit Beetle 2006
Pachnoda marginata peregrine Congo Chafer <2009
Pachnoida sp. Fruit Beetle 2003
Pachnoda aemula Sun Beetle 2007
Protaetia aeruginosa Fruit Beetle 2007
Scarabaeus sp. Egyptian Scarab <2009  

COCKROACHES

Blaberidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Blaberus craniifer Death's Head (Giant) Cockroach 2006*
Panchlora nivea Green Banana Cockroach 2006
Gromphadorhina portentosa Madagascan Hissing Cockroach <2009

CRICKETS, LOCUSTS & GRASSHOPPERS

Acrididae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Locusta migratoria  Migratory Locust  <2009*  
Schistocerca gregaria Desert Locust

Gryllidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Gryllus campestris British Field Cricket 2004
Acheta domesticus European House Cricket 2009*

Tettigoniidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Enyaliopsis petersi Giant Cricket 2006
Sp. inc. Long-horned Grasshopper

CENTIPEDES & MILLIPEDES

Scolopendridae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Scolopendra mortisans Blue Ringed Centipede 2006
Scolopendra subspinipes Giant Centipede 2005
Scolopendra mortisans Giant Yellow Centepede 2006

Spirostreptidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Archispirostreptus gigas Giant African Millepede 2007*
Epibolus pulchripes  Mombassan Train Millipede  2009*   
Epibolus sp.  Train Millipede  2009   
Spirostreptus giganteus Giant Millipede 2005

OTHER

Achatinidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Achatina fulica Giant African Land Snail 1972*

Ampulicidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Ampulex compressa Emerald Cockroach Wasp 2007

Apidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Apis mellifera Western Honey Bee

Formicidae

Scientific name Common name First recorded Notes
Atta cephatotes Leaf-cutter Ant <2009*

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