Plagiodera versicolora (Laicharting, 1781)
This small and colourful leaf beetle was found on some railings below Willows in the middle of Market Warsop in late September 2008. Apparently, Plagiodera versicolora is a locally common species and sometimes found in large numbers in such situations. Crack Willow is an especially favoured foodplant for both adults and larvae. Size 3-4.5mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Plagiodera versicolora
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated February 2017

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