shurick88's picture

Altica lythri?

Observed: 20th September 2013 By: shurick88shurick88’s reputation in Invertebratesshurick88’s reputation in Invertebrates
altica lythri

Folds up its back legs and jumps. Lots of them are found on Great willowherb leaves.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Altica lythri interacts


Joe Botting's picture

I remember these...

I used to live by Morden Hall Park, and remember these well. I even reared a few, just to check that I could. :o)

There are a couple of other candidates for this, but I think lythri is the most common by some margin... so yes, I'll agree with 'probably this'.