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The boreal ground beetle Pelophila borealis [RDB3] (Carabidae) is to be found locally on muddy edges of lochs.
The leaf beetle Chrysolina crassicornis [RDB2] (Chrysomelidae) should be looked for on plantain Plantago growing on clifftop grassland, throughout the year.
The endemic weevil Apion ryei [Nb] (Apionidae) should be looked for on Red Clover Trifolium pratense in July.
County recorder: K. Fairclough, Viewforth, Swannay-by-Evie, Orkney KW17 2NR