Anaspis fasciata

    Alternative names
    Anaspis humeralis

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

    Identification difficulty

    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