Phratora laticollis


A small beetle (4 or 5 mm) which may have a blue or green sheen.

Identification difficulty

Associated with Poplar trees.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread, but sometimes local in Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 24 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map