Cassida flaveola (Thunberg, 1794)
Smaller than the commonly encountered Cassida rubiginosa and a species that took a while to find, even when looked for. Widespread in the UK, Cassida flaveola does not seem to be at all common locally. We eventually found this beetle on Thistle growing at Meden Vale. The adult we found was smaller than C. rubiginosa, at around 5mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cassida flaveola
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey).

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Updated February 2017

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