Anaspis fasciata

    Alt Name
    Anaspis humeralis
    Description

    A small (about 4 mm) elongate beetle with black and orangey red elytra.

    Photo ID?
    Habitat

    Around Hawthorn and Blackthorn blossom and open Spring flowers.

    When to see it

    Spring to Summer

    UK Status

    Fairly common and widely distributed over much of England and Wales with fewer records from Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 61 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map