Chrysolina staphylaea


Length about 9.5 mm. This is a mid brown coloured beetle.

Photo ID?

Well vegetated areas, even deciduous woodland.

When to see it

May to October.

Life History

In common with other members of the family it is a leaf feeding species.

UK Status

Widespread but sometimes local in Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 27 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map