Phratora laticollis (Suffrian, 1851)
A fairly common leaf beetle (presumably?) which is found on Poplars. Several of these were beaten off a large Black Poplar growing in the grounds of Nettleworth Manor in early August 2009. Length around 4.5 - 5mm. There seem to be two distinct colour forms - one a distinct blue and the other green.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phratora laticollis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Wil Heeney.

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Updated February 2017

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