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Unidentified Beetle

Observed: 5th May 2010 By: grahamcgrahamc’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

This beetle was perhaps 4 to 5 mm and on Salix fragilis (Crack Willow)help needed with identification please

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Crepidodera aurata interacts

Comments

PatC's picture

Crepidodera aurata? Spotted on West Coast of Scotland

We saw this shiny bright insect in a garden on the Isle of Seil, Argyll, Scotland on May Day (3rd May). It was on a similar broad green leaf.

Rob Coleman's picture

I think there are only a

I think there are only a handful of records for this species from Scotland. That said, there tend to be less people looking per square mile up there so things certainly can be missed. Bear in mind too, that there are other, very similar looking flea beetle species that can be confused.

Rob Coleman