Size 4 to 6 mm. A variable leaf beetle, usually reddish or greenish bronze in colour with finely punctate elytra.
Associated with St Johns-wort
Late spring and summer.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 5 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
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