Corn Flea Beetle - Chaetocnema hortensis

    Alt Name
    Clover Flea Beetle

    A very small brown beetle only 1.5 to 2 mm long.

    Identification difficulty

    A leaf beetle found on various grasses etc.

    When to see it

    All year especially in spring and summer.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    A fairly common species in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 110 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