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Green Dock Beetle

Observed: 24th May 2013 By: dejayM
Biological Recording In ScotlandHighland Biological Recording GroupOrkney Biodiversity Records Centre
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rhubarb
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Description:

Small bright beetle. Taken to rhubarb on my patch; always pregnant! Earliest here 26th April. PENCE is 9mm - beetle 4-7mm
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Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Green Dock Beetle (Gastrophysa viridula) interacts

Comments

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Females

The pictures on the right are gravid females. Nice shots.

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