Thistle tortoise beetle on Thistle

Thistle tortoise beetle on Thistle

Observation - Thistle tortoise beetle on Thistle - UK and Ireland. Description: Small 6mm green tortoise beetle found on Woolly thistle leaf stem with sharply pointed rear corners to the pronotum. This angularity and host plant suggest C. rubiginosa rather than C. viridian

Small 6mm green tortoise beetle found on Woolly thistle leaf stem with sharply pointed rear corners to the pronotum. This angularity and host plant suggest C. rubiginosa rather than C. viridian