What are these insects?

You may have seen all sorts of reports about citizen science and the ability of panels of naturalists to be able to identify insects from photos sent to them. Below are two photos of insects in the Harris Garden taken last year.  Can you identify them?

Note to students of my module Introduction to Entomology: use this as practice, I used these two photos in the practical exam last year.  Use your keys and see how far you can identify them.  When you get as far as you can think about what features you need to be able to see to go further.  If you click on the images they will appear full sized.

I will post the ‘answers’ next week.

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