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Chrysolina polita - a leaf beetle
Observed: 9th October 2011 By: Dluogs
Added: 15th October 2011
Beetle, about 9mm long, with metallic green head and legs, chestnut wing cases and bronzy pronotum. Found on a patch of Water Mint growing on the bank of a stream. I've only found one here once but there are often plenty of Mint Beetles. Scale in mm.