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Beetles - Coleoptera

Group Description

There are over 4000 different species of Beetle in the UK making up the largest insect group in the UK.

There are 53 species of Lady bird that have ever been recorded in the UK. Of these, 6 are introduced and another 5 are now extinct or occasional. Another species which was thought to be extinct was rediscovered in 2000 but they exist as immigrants along the South coast of England. And a very small colony which was found in Devon in 2011. So there are 48 species in the UK. 42 native species currently living in the UK of which 41 are common-ish.

SubGroups

name latinname species sightings media image
10-spot Ladybird Adalia decempunctata 1 1 4 image for 10-spot Ladybird
14 Spot Ladybird Propylea quattuordecimpunctata 1 7 15 image for 14 Spot Ladybird
16 Spot Ladybird Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata 1 2 4 image for 16 Spot Ladybird
2 Spot Ladybird Adalia bipunctata 1 3 14 image for 2 Spot Ladybird
22 Spot Ladybird Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata 1 6 27 image for 22 Spot Ladybird
24 Spot Ladybird Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata 1 6 12 image for 24 Spot Ladybird
7-spot Ladybird Coccinella septempunctata 1 16 58 image for 7-spot Ladybird
Abax parallelepipedus Abax parallelepipedus 1 1 4 image for Abax parallelepipedus
Abax parallelepipedus Abax parallelepipedus 1 1 1 image for Abax parallelepipedus
Alder Leaf Beetle Agelastica alni 1 3 9 image for Alder Leaf Beetle
Altica lythri Altica lythri 1 2 4 image for Altica lythri
Amara similata Amara similata 1 3 22 image for Amara similata
Andrion regensteinense Andrion regensteinense 1 2 8 image for Andrion regensteinense
Anotylus rugosus Anotylus rugosus 1 1 2 image for Anotylus rugosus
Anthribus fasciatus Anthribus fasciatus 1 1 5 image for Anthribus fasciatus
Antirrhinum Beetle Brachypterolus pulicarius 1 1 7 image for Antirrhinum Beetle
Aphodius fimetarius Aphodius fimetarius 1 1 5 image for Aphodius fimetarius
Apion frumentarium Apion frumentarium 1 2 6 image for Apion frumentarium
Asparagus Beetle Crioceris asparagi 1 1 5 image for Asparagus Beetle
Athous haemorrhoidalis Athous haemorrhoidalis 1 3 5 image for Athous haemorrhoidalis
Beetle Unidentified Beetle Unidentified 1 1 6 image for Beetle Unidentified
Bembidion aeneum Bembidion aeneum 1 1 2 image for Bembidion aeneum
Bembidion lampros Bembidion lampros 1 1 5 image for Bembidion lampros
Bembidion quadrimaculatum Bembidion quadrimaculatum 1 3 12 image for Bembidion quadrimaculatum
Black & Yellow Longhorn Rutpela maculata 1 1 8 image for Black & Yellow Longhorn
Black Clock Beetle Pterostichus madidus 1 2 9 image for Black Clock Beetle
Black-and-red Pot Beetle Cryptocephalus bipunctatus 1 1 3 image for Black-and-red Pot Beetle
Cabbage Stem Weevil Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus 1 1 1 image for Cabbage Stem Weevil
Cabbage-stem Flea Beetle Psylliodes chrysocephala 1 1 9 image for Cabbage-stem Flea Beetle
Calathus fuscipes Calathus fuscipes 1 1 1 image for Calathus fuscipes
Cantharis flavilabris Cantharis flavilabris 1 2 13 image for Cantharis flavilabris
Cantharis livida Cantharis livida 1 2 6 image for Cantharis livida
Cantharis rustica Cantharis rustica 1 5 18 image for Cantharis rustica
Cartodere nodifer Cartodere nodifer 1 1 8 image for Cartodere nodifer
Celery Leaf Beetle Phaedon tumidulus 1 1 6 image for Celery Leaf Beetle
Chrysolina banksi Chrysolina banksi 1 1 9 image for Chrysolina banksi
Common Malachite Beetle Malachius bipustulatus 1 3 14 image for Common Malachite Beetle
Common Pollen Beetle Meligethes aeneus 1 4 12 image for Common Pollen Beetle
Common Red Soldier Beetle Rhagonycha fulva 1 4 13 image for Common Red Soldier Beetle
Common Sexton Beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides 1 1 5 image for Common Sexton Beetle
Common Springtail-stalker Notiophilus biguttatus 1 1 2 image for Common Springtail-stalker
Common Sun Beetle Amara aenea 1 4 10 image for Common Sun Beetle
Cramp-Ball Fungus Weevil Platyrhinus resinosus 1 1 11 image for Cramp-Ball Fungus Weevil
Cream-spot Ladybird Calvia quattuordecimguttata 1 1 5 image for Cream-spot Ladybird
Cryptocephalus aureolus Cryptocephalus aureolus 1 1 4 image for Cryptocephalus aureolus
Devil's Coach Horse Ocypus olens 1 1 5 image for Devil's Coach Horse
Donacia simplex Donacia simplex 1 1 5 image for Donacia simplex
Donacia vulgaris Donacia vulgaris 1 2 4 image for Donacia vulgaris
Dromius quadrimaculatus Dromius quadrimaculatus 1 1 4 image for Dromius quadrimaculatus
Eledona agricola Eledona agricola 1 1 6 image for Eledona agricola
Enochrus testaceus Enochrus testaceus 1 1 1 image for Enochrus testaceus
Epaulet Ladybird Rhyzobius chrysomeloides 1 1 2 image for Epaulet Ladybird
Figwort Weevil Cionus scrophulariae 1 4 8 image for Figwort Weevil
Grammoptera ruficornis Grammoptera ruficornis 1 2 6 image for Grammoptera ruficornis
Green Dock Beetle Gastrophysa viridula 1 2 10 image for Green Dock Beetle
Green Nettle Weevil Phyllobius virideaeris 1 2 11 image for Green Nettle Weevil
Gyrohypnus angustatus Gyrohypnus angustatus 1 1 3 image for Gyrohypnus angustatus
Harlequin Ladybird Harmonia axyridis 1 8 26 image for Harlequin Ladybird
Harpalus affinis Harpalus affinis 1 1 0 image for Harpalus affinis
Helophorus brevipalpis Helophorus brevipalpis 1 1 8 image for Helophorus brevipalpis
Imported Willow Leaf Beetle Plagiodera versicolora 1 1 1 image for Imported Willow Leaf Beetle
Iris Weevil Mononychus punctumalbum 1 3 6 image for Iris Weevil
Isomira murina Isomira murina 1 2 7 image for Isomira murina
Lagria hirta Lagria hirta 1 2 6 image for Lagria hirta
Large Striped Flea Beetle Phyllotreta nemorum 1 1 2 image for Large Striped Flea Beetle
Lesser Stag Beetle Dorcus parallelipipedus 1 1 5 image for Lesser Stag Beetle
Lesser Thick-legged Flower Beetle Ischnomera cyanea 1 1 2 image for Lesser Thick-legged Flower Beetle
Lesser-streaked Dung Beetle Nimbus obliteratus 1 1 6 image for Lesser-streaked Dung Beetle
Lesteva longoelytrata Lesteva longoelytrata 1 1 3 image for Lesteva longoelytrata
Lily Beetle Lilioceris lilii 1 2 12 image for Lily Beetle
Lined Click Beetle Agriotes lineatus 1 1 3 image for Lined Click Beetle
Loricera pilicornis Loricera pilicornis 1 1 3 image for Loricera pilicornis
Magdalis armigera Magdalis armigera 1 1 5 image for Magdalis armigera
Margarinotus purpurascens Margarinotus purpurascens 1 1 5 image for Margarinotus purpurascens
Meadow Ladybird Rhyzobius litura 1 1 3 image for Meadow Ladybird
Mill Carpet Beetle Anthrenus fuscus 1 1 3 image for Mill Carpet Beetle
Mottled Dingy-brown Click Beetle Agrypnus murinus 1 1 1 image for Mottled Dingy-brown Click Beetle
Nebria brevicollis Nebria brevicollis 1 1 4 image for Nebria brevicollis
Oedemera lurida Oedemera lurida 1 5 17 image for Oedemera lurida
Olibrus liquidus Olibrus liquidus 1 1 8 image for Olibrus liquidus
Othius punctulatus Othius punctulatus 1 1 3 image for Othius punctulatus
Oulema duftschmidi? Oulema duftschmidi? 1 2 7 image for Oulema duftschmidi?
Oxystoma pomonae Oxystoma pomonae 1 1 2 image for Oxystoma pomonae
Paederus littoralis Paederus littoralis 1 1 2 image for Paederus littoralis
Perapion violaceum Perapion violaceum 1 1 3 image for Perapion violaceum
Philonthus decorus Philonthus decorus 1 2 13 image for Philonthus decorus
Platycis minutus Platycis minutus 1 1 5 image for Platycis minutus
Poecilus cupreus Poecilus cupreus 1 1 11 image for Poecilus cupreus
Potato Flea Beetle Psylliodes affinis 1 1 2 image for Potato Flea Beetle
Quedius levicollis Quedius levicollis 1 2 14 image for Quedius levicollis
Ragwort Flea Beetle Longitarsus jacobaeae 1 1 4 image for Ragwort Flea Beetle
Red-flanked Ladybird Scymnus interruptus 1 1 3 image for Red-flanked Ladybird
Red-headed Cardinal Beetle Pyrochroa serraticornis 1 3 17 image for Red-headed Cardinal Beetle
Red-rimmed Plate-jaw Leistus rufomarginatus 1 1 3 image for Red-rimmed Plate-jaw
Rose Chafer Cetonia aurata 1 8 49 image for Rose Chafer
Rosemary Beetle Chrysolina americana 1 1 7 image for Rosemary Beetle
Sailor Beetle Cantharis rustica 1 2 7 image for Sailor Beetle
Silpha tristis Silpha tristis 1 1 4 image for Silpha tristis
Small Green Nettle Weevil Phyllobius roboretanus 1 3 9 image for Small Green Nettle Weevil
Sphaeroderma rubidum Sphaeroderma rubidum 1 1 2 image for Sphaeroderma rubidum
Sphaeroderma testaceum Sphaeroderma testaceum 1 1 1 image for Sphaeroderma testaceum
Stem Miner Weevil Mecinus pyraster 1 1 5 image for Stem Miner Weevil
Stenurella melanura Stenurella melanura 1 2 10 image for Stenurella melanura
Stenus clavicornis Stenus clavicornis 1 1 2 image for Stenus clavicornis
Strophosoma faber Strophosoma faber 1 1 5 image for Strophosoma faber
Sulphur Beetle Cteniopus sulphureus 1 2 2 image for Sulphur Beetle
Tachinus subterraneus Tachinus subterraneus 1 1 9 image for Tachinus subterraneus
Tachyporus hypnorum Tachyporus hypnorum 1 2 14 image for Tachyporus hypnorum
Tachyporus pusillus Tachyporus pusillus 1 2 12 image for Tachyporus pusillus
Thick-legged Flower Beetle Oedemera nobilis 1 17 48 image for Thick-legged Flower Beetle
Thistle Tortoise Beetle Cassida rubiginosa 1 1 2 image for Thistle Tortoise Beetle
Tortoise Beetle Cassida vibex 1 3 6 image for Tortoise Beetle
Trichosirocalus troglodytes Trichosirocalus troglodytes 1 1 12 image for Trichosirocalus troglodytes
Turnip Gall Weevil Ceutorhynchus assimilis 1 1 4 image for Turnip Gall Weevil
Two-coloured Brown Click Beetle Athous bicolor 1 1 1 image for Two-coloured Brown Click Beetle
Varied Carpet Beetle Anthrenus verbasci 1 3 6 image for Varied Carpet Beetle
Viburnum Beetle Pyrrhalta viburni 1 1 3 image for Viburnum Beetle
Vine Weevil Otiorhynchus sulcatus 1 2 20 image for Vine Weevil
Wasp Beetle Clytus arietis 1 1 5 image for Wasp Beetle
Water Ladybird Anisosticta novemdecimpunctata 1 2 4 image for Water Ladybird
Welsh Chafer Hoplia philanthus 1 2 13 image for Welsh Chafer
Willow Flea Beetle Crepidodera aurata 1 1 2 image for Willow Flea Beetle