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Green Dock Beetle

Observed: 15th June 2013 By: dejayM
Biological Recording In ScotlandHighland Biological Recording GroupOrkney Biodiversity Records Centre
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eggs a plenty
always pregnant
playing dead
him
Description:

I am watching them closely just now, seemingly always pregnant (every other one of course) and, whilst still prolific on Dock, they have taken to Rhubarb really well. I wonder if any old big leaf will do.
I notice too that males play dead for a lot longer but are, of course, no less elegant and quite a bit slimmer!
Easy photo-subjects; so, does anyone else have Green Rhubarb Beetle?

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Species with which Green Dock Beetle (Gastrophysa viridula) interacts