Alder Leaf Beetle

Alder Leaf Beetle

Observation - Alder Leaf Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Small beetle - about ladybird size. Black with a slightly blue tinge; seem to have a slight notch on the side of their back. Yellow/orange underneath. Seen eating and mating on bramble, in a sunny spot next to a railway line. Several dozen all in one

Small beetle - about ladybird size.
Black with a slightly blue tinge; seem to have a slight notch on the side of their back.
Yellow/orange underneath.
Seen eating and mating on bramble, in a sunny spot next to a railway line.
Several dozen all in one area.