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