Beetle Gallery (Coleoptera)

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To order any of the images below, please email Cath on cathhodsman@gmail.com There may be an extra charge for overseas postage.

Dung beetles clear away 500 billion kg of dung every day. They are unsung heroes of the insect world. This is a Dor beetle(Geotrupes stercorarius) It specialises in horse and cow dung and can be found on Cath’s Minchinhampton Common. Photo talent of Glen Maddison. Original watercolour 14″ x 10″ – £495.00, plus P&P. Mounted limited edition print 16″ x 20″, £45.00, plus P&P. Unmounted limited edition print, £25.00, plus P&P. To order please email Cath on cathhodsman@gmail.com.
“Living Jewels”- Jewel beetles from Indonesia- Chrysochroa fulminans. This beautiful w/c paintiing shows how structrual colour in insects can refract light to amazing affect. Framed original, 16″ x 20″, £520.00, plus P&P. Mounted limited edition print, 16″ x 20″, £45.00,plus P&P. Unmounted limited edition print, £25.00, plus P&P. To order, see instructions at the top of the page
“Beautiful British Beetles”.This watercolour painting celebrates the beauty and diversity of of British Beetles. Lesser Stag Beetle (Paralellopipedus), Minotaur Dung Beetle(Typhaeus typhoes); Black Ground Beetle (Pterstichus madidus); Rove Beetle (Ocypus olens); Thick Legged Oil Beetle(Oedemera nobilis); Spanish Fly(Lytta vesticatoria); Silver-Green Leaf Weevil (Phyllobius argentatus). Original, sold. Mounted, limited edition print 16″ x 20″, £45.00, plus P&P.Unmounted print, £25.00, plus P&P. To order, see instructions at the top of the page.
“Sketchbook Ladybirds” A lovely medley of British Ladybirds, featuring, the 7-Spot,Coccinella septempunctata; The Eyed Ladybird, Anatis ocellata anf the Two-Spotted Ladybird, Adalia bipunctata Original watercolour, £440.00, plus P&P. Mounted Limited Edition print, £45.00, plus P&P. Unmounted Limited Edition Print, £25.00, plus P&P. To order, see instructions at the top of the page.
“Ladybird, Ladybird, Fly Away Home….” detailed W/C painting of a lovely Japanese Rosy Buckler Fern – Dryopteris erythrosora ‘prolifica’ and a Seven-spot ladybird – Cocinella septempunctata. Framed original painting – £440.00, plus P&P. Limited edition mounted print, £45.00 plus P&P. Unmounted print, £25.00, plus P&P. To order, see instructions at the top of the page.
"A Few of my Favourite Things"
” A Few of my Favourite Things” A delightful ladybird medley of beautiful British ladybirds. It features, The Five spot ladybird (Coccinella 5-punctata), the Eyed Ladybird (Anatis ocellata, the Pine ladybird ( Exochomus 4-pustulatus), the 14 spot ladybird(Propylea quatuordecimpunctata pela), and the Orange ladybird (Halyzia 16-guttata) Original, sold. Limited edition mounted, water colour print £45.00, plus P&P. Unmounted, £25.00, plus P&P. To order see instructions at the top of the page.