Anaspis fasciata

Alternative names
Anaspis humeralis
Description

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

Identification difficulty
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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map