Plague of 200 billion giant daddy longlegs on the way



9 Have your say Dislike creep crawlies? Brace yourself for an invasion of billions of daddylong legs.
Millions upon millions of the flying insects are expected to hatch out this autumn – including a giant variety from overseas.
Some 200 billion of the harmless insects, which commonly head into homes, are expected this year because of a warm summer and recent rain, according to charity Buglife.
Most of the crane flies hatching out are Tipula paludosa, a species which is around an inch in size and is found across the UK.
But a non-native species, Tipula maxima, which has a leg span of up to... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 11
Share:
  •  




    News Widget for Webmasters


    Realtime News

     

    «
    »
    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3 4 5
    6 7 8 9 10 11 12
    13 14 15 16 17 18 19
    20 21 22 23 24 25 26
    27 28 29 30