BBC Breathing Places
The Biological Records Centre (BRC)
is the national focus in the UK for species recording.
University of Cambridge
, Department of Genetics.
Anglia Ruskin University
, Department of Life Sciences.
is the largest agricultural research centre in the United Kingdom.
, Department of Biological Sciences.
The National Biodiversity Network Trust
is the most complete source of UK biodiversity information.
The Royal Entomological Society
plays a major role in disseminating information about insects.
is devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates.
The Amateur Entomologists' Society
is the UK's leading organisation for people
interested in insects.
The Natural History Museum
is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world.
Ladybirds of Ireland
is dedicated to the study and recording of Irish ladybirds.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
(RSPB) is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and other wildlife.
The Wildlife Trusts
is a partnership of the 47 local wildlife trusts in the UK.
is the Centre for Environmental Data Recording in Northern Ireland
. Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society.
helping kids to discover wildlife including ladybird games.
David Element beetles pages
with many ladybird photos.
Website of Jeroen Mentens who provided many of the photos we have used.
Publisher of children's books.