Phratora laticollis

Description

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

Identification difficulty
Habitat

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

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map