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.
Willows and other deciduous trees.
Summer into autumn.
Widespread and quite common in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 66 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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