Identify Leaf Beetles (Chrysomelidae)
seen at The Netherfield Lagoons

Discover more about these species such as habitat, a detailed description, their national distribution and the best time of year to see them (or visit the lagoons to try and find them!). Each species has photographs to help you in identification.

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Broad Bean Beetle
Bruchus rufimanus

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Thistle Tortoise Beetle
Cassida rubiginosa

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Tortoise Beetle
Cassida vibex

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Dead-nettle Leaf Beetle
Chrysolina fastuosa

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Leaf Beetle
Chrysolina oricalcia

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Leaf Beetle
Chrysolina polita

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Brown Mint Leaf Beetle
Chrysolina staphylaea

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Green Dock Beetle
Gastrophysa viridula

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Cereal Leaf Beetle
Oulema melanopus

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Lily Beetle
Lilioceris lilii

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St. John’s Wort Beetle
Crytocephalus moraei

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Reed Beetle
Donacia simplex

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Flea Beetle
Altica lythri

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Willow Flea Beetle
Crepidodera aurata

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Leaf Beetle
Galeruca tanaceti

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Leaf Beetle
Galerucella lineola

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Leaf Beetle
Galerucella sagittariae

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Leaf Beetle
Neocrepidodera transversa

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Viburnum Beetle
Pyrrhalta viburni

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Leaf Beetle
Sphaeroderma rubidum

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire