The UKs ‘best’ invertebrates

What is the UKs ‘best’ invertebrate? Its (just about still) Insect Week so I decided to try and find out. With 1000s if not 10,000s of species to choose from so it was not easy.

This list would no doubt be different from any other person, and I tried to make sure I didn’t pick too many from any particular group and counter my personal bias towards aquatic invertebrates. I also stuck to terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates and if I’m honest there is some bias towards those I have seen and photographed, which inevitably means a bias towards the south east of the UK.

What is not in doubt is the following invertebrates amazing creatures, well worth seeking out and observing. The following in no particular order:

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