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Dasytes plumbeus - Dasytes plumbeus

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Dasytes plumbeus Dasytes plumbeus - Dasytes plumbeus dylan Bristol 30 Jun 2024, 1:02 p.m. 27 Jun 2024, 4:43 p.m.
Dasytes plumbeus Dasytes plumbeus - Dasytes plumbeus dylan Bristol 30 Jun 2024, 1:02 p.m. 27 Jun 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Dasytes plumbeus Dasytes plumbeus - Dasytes plumbeus dylan Bristol 30 Jun 2024, 1:02 p.m. 27 Jun 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Dasytes plumbeus Dasytes plumbeus - Dasytes plumbeus dylan Bristol 30 Jun 2024, 1:02 p.m. 27 Jun 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Dasytes plumbeus Dasytes plumbeus - Dasytes plumbeus dylan Bristol 30 Jun 2024, 1:02 p.m. 27 Jun 2024, 4:44 p.m.
Dasytes plumbeus Dasytes plumbeus - Dasytes plumbeus dylan Bristol 30 Jun 2024, 1:02 p.m. 27 Jun 2024, 4:47 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread and fairly frequent in the South. Habitat includes: scrub, hedgerows, woodland edge, field margins, grassland etc. where they are often found on the blossom of various shrubs (especially Brambles, Roses and Hawthorn). Length: 3.5 to 4.5 mm. Flight period: May to August (peaks June to July).

Useful Links:

Naturespot

UK Beetle Recording

UK Beetles

www.eakringbirds.com

Gelding Conservation Trust, Nottingham

Wikipedia

iNaturalistUK

GBIF

NBN