Pale Tortoise Beetle - Cassida flaveola


    A pale-golden coloured Tortoise Beetle.

    Identification difficulty

    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

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map