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The plant is Bogbean or Menyanthes trifoliata, but who is it's friend? The zoom in is not great but worth a punt perhaps....


Between trees in saturated soil in wooded wetland.

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craigwilliams 8 years ago

Wow, just when you've forgotten you ever posted a spotting....!
Thanks Leuba :) I don't think it's Oedemera nobilis due to the brown colour of this beetle. There seems to be some kind of spot pattern too but it's not a good shot of the beetle. I 'm just curious to see what visits (and maybe pollinates) the Menyanthes.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

very pretty !

could your beetle be Oedemera nobilis ?

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 15, 2009
Submitted on Oct 15, 2011

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