A small 2.5 to 3 mm pale orange to reddish flea beetle.
Associated with Ragworts (Senecio species).
March to early November.
Fairly frequent and widespread south of a line from the Mersey to the Humber estuaries.
Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland which are on the northern edge of its range. The Sapcote specimen of 23 October 2015 is believed to be the first record of this species in VC55.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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