Amara eurynota

Description

Length about 9 to 11.5 mm. This is a brassy bronze green beetle. There are several other similarly coloured species, which are a very difficult group to identify, although Amara eurynota is the largest.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Usually found in dry habitats.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 10 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map