29/ Labels in entomological boxes

Loam quarries

The clay pit at Jaroměř region (Velký Třebešov) has been used as rubbish deposit. Since 2010 it is a locality of the rare tiger beetle Cylindera germanica.


tiger beetle Cylindera germanica

Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)

Adonis Blue (Polyommatus bellargus)

Chalk Hill Blue (Polyommatus coridon)

ground beetle Chlaenius vestitus

darkling beetle Opatrum riparium

sweat bee Halictus quadricinctus

sweat bee Halictus quadricinctus clay particle of underground nest

solitary bee Eucera sp.


Loam quarries Úhřetice - Tuněchody

The abundant population of the rare oil beetle Meloe scabriusculus at the claypit between Úhřetice and Tuněchody is unique in East Bohemia.


Green Tiger Beetle (Cicindela campestris)                            

tiger beetle Cicindela sylvicola

Black Oil-beetle (Meloe proscarabaeus)

Oil-beetle Meloe scabriusculus

Tropinota hirta

long horn beetle Calamobius filum

Wool Carder Bee (Anthidium manicatum)

solitary bee Anthophora sp.


Sand quarries

Forests on the margins of mining area which are stressed by wind and sudden sunshine host for example jewel beetles and longhorn beetles. Predatory robber flies seek prey from sunlit pine trunks.


Northern Dune Tiger Beetle (Cicindela hybrida)                                

tiger beetle Cicindela sylvicola

ground beetle Broscus cephalotes

ground beetle Harpalus flavescens                                              

darkling beetle Opatrum sabulosum

Anisoplia villosa

Steelblue Jewel Beetle (Phaenops cyanea)                                             

Pine Sawyer Beetle (Monochamus galloprovincialis)

Bumblebee robberfly (Laphria flava)


Marokánka sand quarry

In addition to the typical insect species associated with sandy habitats, rare migrants such as the Geometrician moth (Grammodes stolida) and recently spreading species such as the Praying Mantis were also found in the Marokánka sand quarry. This was the first place with recorded occurrence of Praying Mantis within the context of Hradec Králové region.


Cerceris arenaria

Ammophila sp.

Grey-backed Mining Bee (Andrena vaga)                  

Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa)                         

antlion Euroleon nostras

Blackhead Ant-lion (Myrmeleon formicarius)

Great Diving Beetle (Dytiscus marginalis)

ground beetle Omophron limbatum

Saucer Bug (Ilyocoris cimicoides)

Water-scorpion (Nepa cinerea)