Invertebrates (excluding winged insects)

Invertebrates are animals without a backbone (vertebral column).  They are vital to the ecology of any given site and under this heading we are trying to showcase some of the less clamorous bugs that nevertheless are some of the most numerous creatures per square metre.

Winged invertebrates, which are some of the most beautiful,  have been catered for under a separate heading.  Here we are developing a different world and hope you will be as fascinated as us by some of the creatures that are rarely seen yet perform a vital role on Bepton Down.

These are:

Ants, Beetles, Caterpillars, Centipedes, Earthworms, Earwigs, Glow-worms,  Millipedes, Silverfish, Slugs, Snails, Spiders and Ticks.




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