Anaspis frontalis


Length about 4 mm. This is a dark beetle with a very distinctive shape.

Identification difficulty

Often found on the flowers of Umbellifers.

When to see it

Spring and summer.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 42 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

be our species champion

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map