Arsipoda chrysis – this metallic-blue beetle is often confused with the Metallic Flea Beetle Altica corrusca (syn. A. pagana)). Arsipoda have elytra with punctures in longitudinal series whereas Altica have elytral punctures confused, and never in series. This Arsipoda species is often found on sedge/rush.
Mid February 2015
Late December 2020
New Town Rivulet
Identification thanks to Boris Büche