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Small red beastie - help please

Observed: 6th October 2013 By: PaulChallinorPaulChallinor’s reputation in InvertebratesPaulChallinor’s reputation in InvertebratesPaulChallinor’s reputation in InvertebratesPaulChallinor’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Found this crawling up the door post. Small, body length about 5mm. Reddy orange in colour. Long antennae. Can't find anything like in my books, so any suggestions would be appreciated.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Flea Beetle sp.
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

PaulChallinor's picture

Thanks DD

did a little bit more searching after your suggestions. A bewildering number of species, but fascinating topics especially related to L. jacaebaeae and ragwort.