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Colony of blue beetles by roadside verge

Observed: 25th March 2011 By: grant burleighgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebrates
P1002
P2014
P3017
P4019
P5021
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grant burleigh's picture

Blue beetle

Thanks for your help

Martin Harvey's picture

Altica

Altica certainly looks possible, but I'm not sure of the species. What plant were they on, is it an Epilobium (willowherb)? That might suggest one of the other species such as Altica lythri.

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