Pale Tortoise Beetle - Cassida flaveola

    Description

    A pale-golden coloured Tortoise Beetle.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Areas of long grass, flowers and coarse vegetation.

    When to see it

    Best months are May and June.

    Life History

    Associated with a range of plants including Creeping Thistle and Chickweeds.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 10 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map