Brown Chafer Beetle - Serica brunnea
8 to 10 mm. Entirely brown, but the head between the eyes is a darker brown. Head, thorax and elytra are punctate.
Often found in sandy and chalky areas.
Peak time is July and August.
Locally fairly frequent across England, Wales and southern Scotland.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 28 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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