Poplar Beetle Chrysomela populi

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Size: Approximately 12 mms long.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Months Active : April to October.

Diet Feeds on leaves.

Habitat: Normally found on it's food, the leaves of poplars and also willow trees.

Features: Has a very round, ladybird-like appearance. The wing casings are a bright reddish-brown colour, and sometimes feature dark patches. The rest of its body is dark green

 Chrysomelidae - Chrysomela populi

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