Red Headed Leaf Beetle

Red Headed Leaf Beetle

Observation - Red Headed Leaf Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Curious small beetles (approx 4mm) - Metallic Blue / Green Back with red heads found in large numbers on hollyhock (but only on one plant)They appear to jump when provoked indicating a flea beetle of some description {second photo shows beetle afte

Curious small beetles (approx 4mm) - Metallic Blue / Green Back with red heads

found in large numbers on hollyhock (but only on one plant)They appear to jump when provoked indicating a flea beetle of some description

{second photo shows beetle after it fell onto a plant below}