Altica oleracea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Altica oleracea is a small, colourful beetle, measuring about 4mm in length and belongs to the Chrysomelidae family. There are several species of Altica in the UK and all are very difficult to seperate on external characters. This one turned up in our own Market Warsop garden, in mid-March 2009.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Altica oleracea
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 November 2017

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