No invertebrate specialists have ever studied the reserve and the recorded species are therefore, limited and restricted to such species (or groups) that can be safely identified by keen amateurs.
Nevertheless, the Odonata and Orthoptera are probably thorough. The former group (the dragonflies and damselflies are not well established in the meadow (though Common Darter oviposit in the brook and Migrant Hwker nymphs have been found in the ponds, other recorded species are probably wanderers.
Keyworth Meadow had its five minutes of fame in 1998 when the first Long-winged Conehead for Nottinghamshire was discovered there.
BivalviaFreshwater Swan Mussel Anodonta
GastropodaSlug Arion hortensis
Slug A. ater
Slug Derocarus reticulata
Snail Oxychilus alliarius
Snail Planorbis sp.
Snail Cepaea hortensis
Snail C. nemoralis
OligochaetaEarthworm Lumbricus terrestris
“Red Worm” Lumbricillus
ArachnidaGarden Spider Araneus diadematus
Daddy-long-legs Spider. Pholcus phalangioides
Acarina – Ticks & MitesWater Mite Hydrarachna globosus
IsopodaA woodlouse Oniscus asellus
Water Hog Louse Asellus aquaticus
Freshwater shrimp Gammarus pulex
ChordeumatidaMillipede sp. Tachypedoilulus
Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)Mayfly sp Caenis sp.
Odonata (Dragonflies & Damselflies)
Zygoptera (Damselflies)Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphula
Blue-tailed Damselfly Ischnura elegans
Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma cyathigerum
Azure Damselfly Coenagrion puella
Anisoptera (Dragonflies)Brown Hawker Aeshna grandis
Migrant Hawker A. mixta
Common Darter Sympetrum striolatum
Southern Hawker Aeshna cyanea
Broad-bodied Chaser Libellula depressa