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Subject: Shiny green beetle
Location: London SE13
July 6, 2015 6:11 am
can you help me identify this beetle, reasonable abundant at the moment inmy local cemetary (Brockley & Ladywell), and usually found on flower heads
Signature: A Smith

Thick Legged Flower Beetle

Thick Legged Flower Beetle

Dear A Smith,
We located your beetle on Nature Spot where it is identified as a Swollen Thighed Beetle,
Oedemera nobilis, and this information is provided:  “Habitat Flower meadows, gardens and waste ground where they visit flowers.  When to see it April to September.  Life History This beetle is a pollen feeder.”  It is a False Blister Beetle in the family  Oedemeridae.  We found it in our archives and we previously used the common name Thick Legged Flower Beetle.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: London, England

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