Green Dock Beetle

Green Dock Beetle

Observation - Green Dock Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: On Dock near stream Male is typical beetle shape and mated female becomes grossly distended with the elytra perched saddle-like on top of the shiny black abdomen.The eggs are laid on the underside of the leaf.

On Dock near stream Male is typical beetle shape and mated female becomes grossly distended with the elytra perched saddle-like on top of the shiny black abdomen.The eggs are laid on the underside of the leaf.