Chrysolina staphylaea


    Length about 9.5 mm. This is a mid brown coloured beetle.

    Identification difficulty

    Well vegetated areas, even deciduous woodland.

    When to see it

    May to October.

    Life History

    In common with other members of the family it is a leaf feeding species.

    UK Status

    Widespread but sometimes local in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 27 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