Crepidodera fulvicornis


    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

    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