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Beetle

Observed: 3rd July 2011 By: TiggrxTiggrx’s reputation in InvertebratesTiggrx’s reputation in InvertebratesTiggrx’s reputation in InvertebratesTiggrx’s reputation in Invertebrates
1beetle
Description:

Tiny beetle, smaller than the stitch on my trouser leg. Chalk downland.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a leaf beetle (Cryptocephalus fulvus) interacts

Comments

Tiggrx's picture

Thanks Martin, I wouldn't

Thanks Martin, I wouldn't have thought of Cryptocephalus, am used to the green species.

Martin Harvey's picture

colours

There's black ones and red ones as well! Sizes vary but the shape is fairly constant, with the head tucked away under the front of the thorax (I believe 'Cryptocephalus' translates as 'hidden head').

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