The Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield

Covering a full range of natural history interests in Sheffield and the surrounding area, providing for both interested beginners and specialists.

Sorby Invertebrate Group Reports

Here is a selection of published papers on invertebrates in Sorbyshire. These may be downloaded as PDF files and freely quoted on condition that the original reference to the Sorby Record is cited.

Agapanthia villosoviridescens © Derek Whiteley

Agapanthia villosoviridescens, a longhorn beetle.

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers and Allies)

The Greenhouse Camel Cricket PDF download
The Slender Groundhopper in the Sorby Area PDF download
The Lesser Marsh Grasshopper in the Sorby Area PDF download
Red-legged Earwig in the Sorby Area PDF download

Diptera (Flies)

Hoverflies of Nottinghamshire 2003 PDF download
Hoverflies of Nottinghamshire, Addendum 2004 PDF download
The Lead Rake Robberfly (Leptarthrus brevirostris) in the Sorby Area PDF download
2005 Presidential Address “Flies Undone” PDF download
Hoverflies of the Sheffield Area and North Derbyshire PDF download
Scarce Diptera in the Barnsley Area 2011 PDF download
Using Diptera for the Assessment of Local Wetlands PDF download

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Oil Beetles in the Sorby Area PDF download
Alder Leaf Beetle in the Dearne Valley Climate Change or Poor Quarantine? PDF download
Alder Leaf Beetle in Sheffield PDF download
Beetles as Primary Woodland Indicators PDF download
The Longhorn Beetle Agapanthia villosoviridescens in Yorkshire PDF download
Viburnum Leaf Beetle in Derbyshire PDF download
Wood-boring Weevils Pentarthrus and Euophryum species in the Sorby area PDF download

Hemiptera (True Bugs)

New Species of Heteroptera in South Yorkshire 1999-2013 PDF download

Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)

Sorby Butterfly Atlas 1980-1992 PDF download
Moths of Blacka Moor and Wyming Brook PDF download
Butterflies of the Sheffield Area 1981 PDF download

Hymenoptera (Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies and Parasitica)

Wood Ant Distribution in Greno Wood PDF download
Ichneumon Report 2014 PDF download

Riverflies (Caddisflies, Mayflies, Stoneflies)

Trichoptera (Caddisflies) of Sheffield 1981 PDF download
Ephemeroptera (Mayflies) of Sheffield 1981 PDF download
Plecoptera (Stoneflies) of Sheffield 1981 PDF download

Mollusca (Slugs and Snails)

Slugs and Snails of Anston Stones Wood PDF download

Arachnida (Spiders and Harvestmen)

Uloborus plumipes The Garden Centre Spider in South Yorkshire PDF download
Red Harvestman Opilio canestrinii in Britain PDF download
Harvestman Recorder’s Report 2012 PDF download

Millipedes, Centipedes and Woodlice

Millipedes, Centipedes and Woodlice of the Sheffield Area 1995 PDF download
An Explosion of Striped Millipedes on Blacka Moor PDF download