Crepidodera fulvicornis

Description

Length: 3mm. This is a small, green, or brassy looking beetle particularly associated with willows. As with other 'flea' beetles it has swollen hind legs which allow it to jump strongly when threatened.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Willows and other deciduous trees.

When to see it

Summer into autumn.

UK Status

Widespread and quite common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 66 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map