Hemiptera, Neuroptera & Odonata

This sub-section of the YNU studies and records true bugs (Hemiptera), lacewings (Neuroptera) and dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata ).

The Recorder for this sub-section is Mr. S. Foster, 128 Lyndale Avenue, Edenthorpe, Doncaster DN3 2JX. Tel:01302 887143

Mr Foster holds over 20,000 records of true bugs, lacewings, dragonflies and damselflies.  The Odonata records are passed on to the Dragonfly Recording Scheme, who make them publicly available via the NBN Gateway.

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The beetle sub-section of the YNU.

Butterflies and Moths

The butterflies and moths sub-section of the YNU.

Hemiptera, Neuroptera & Odonata

Plant bugs, lacewings, dragonflies and damselflies


Diptera recording in Yorkshire

Grasshoppers and Crickets

The Grasshoppers & Crickets sub-section of the YNU


Mayfly recording in Yorkshire

Plant Galls

Plant gall recording in the YNU

Isopoda, Myriapoda and Pseudoscorpiones

Woodlice, millipedes, centipedes and false scorpions


Insect recording in Yorkshire

Insect Events

List of upcoming events

Insect Section News

News from the YNU's Insect Section


Caddisflies or Trichoptera, (meaning, from the Greek trichos a hair and pteron a wing; hairy-wing

Bees, wasps and ants

The Bees, Wasps and Ants Sub-Section of the YNU.


StoneStoneflies, belonging to the Insect order Plecoptera, are so called because the adults of th

Parasitic Wasps

The Parasitic Wasp Sub-Section of the YNU.


Recording sawflies in Yorkshire

Main Contacts

Chairman and Secretary of the Entomological Section