The Mint Leaf Beetle has a very shiny bronzy-green appearance, on a rounded bead-like body.
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Encyclopedia of British Beetles
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Lily Beetle||Lilioceris lilii (family Chrysomelidae)||
The lily beetle at a very striking bright red polished appearance.
|Green Tiger Beetle||Cicindela campestris||
Green Tiger Beetles are generally green with pale green spots on their elytra. The legs and... more
|Longhorn Beetle||Strangalia maculata||
Striking variably marked yellow and black upper body; antennae also black and yellow. Elytra... more
|Shining Spider Beetle||Mezium gibbum||
The Shining Spider Beetle is similar in appearance to a small spider. However, this beetle also... more
|Tortoise Beetle||Cassida rubiginosa||
The Tortoise Beetle is a relatively small beetle with a broad and flattened elytra. The pronotum... more