Pan Species Listing

This year I stated pan listing. For those that don’t know pan listing is keeping a list of all of the living organisms that you have seen in Britain. Some people have pan lists of over 4000. At the moment I am lingering on 871 but this will increase as my knowledge increases. I may even take part in the 1000for1ksq challenge next year in the hope that will open my eyes to new organisms.

Here is a breakdown so far;

Coleoptera (Beetles) 27
Diptera (Flies) 51
Hemiptera (True Bugs) 26
Hymenoptera (Bees, Ants and Wasps) 57
Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths) 177
Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies) 16
Neuroptera (Lacewings) 1
Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets etc.) 8
Dermaptera (Earwigs) 1
Psocoptera (Booklice) 1
Trichoptera (Caddisflies) 3
Non Insect Hexapods
Collembola (Springtails) 1
Thysanura 1
Birds 146
Acari (Ticks and Mites) 5
Spiders 7
Opiliones 2
Flowering Plants 242
Crustaceans 10
Molluscs 22
Annelid Worms 4
Fish 6
Mammals 24
Amphibians 3
Reptiles 4
Fungi 12
Lichens 3
Mosses 7
Cnidaria 2
Algae 2
Total 871

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