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Malachite type beetle

Observed: 23rd June 2011 By: RHomanRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

A beetle knocked out of a large Oak tree in a park setting. Thought initially to be a Malachite Beetle, but looking more closely I don't think it is. Similar colours and a little smaller.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Richard Jones's picture

Axinotarsus marginalis

This is by the commonest of the UK's species in this genus.

Richard Jones

markgtelfer's picture

Agreed

Sorry Richard, didn't see your comment until after I'd posted an identification. Mark