The Mint Leaf Beetle has a very shiny bronzy-green appearance, on a rounded bead-like body.
British Beetles on Wild About Britain includes the latest beetle news from across the UK, hundreds of beetle photos in our image gallery, dozens of beetle conversations in our insect forums, a directory of British beetle-related organisations and websites, as well as a big reference encyclopedia with information on everything from the Rainbow Leaf and Minotaur Beetles to the Biurnal Ground Beetle and the Two-banded Longhorn.
Encyclopedia of British Beetles
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Great Diving Beetle||Dytiscus marginalis||
The Great Diving Beetle is a large water beetle, with a generally dark brown/black appearance... more
|Tortoise Beetle||Cassida rubiginosa||
The Tortoise Beetle is a relatively small beetle with a broad and flattened elytra. The pronotum... more
|Poplar Leaf Beetle||Chrysomela populi||
The Poplar Leaf Beetle is very similar in appearance to a typical bright-red ladybird without... more
|Thick-Legged Flower Beetle||Oedemera nobilis||
This spectacular metallic-green beetle is usually seen on flowers. Only the male has the... more
|Shining Spider Beetle||Mezium gibbum||
The Shining Spider Beetle is similar in appearance to a small spider. However, this beetle also... more