Chrysolina graminis

Range & Status

Very few records within its English range and has become increasingly scarce.

Regional Distribution

The Red Moor record (Bannister, 1974) has proved to be incorrect (A.P. Foster, pers. comm.), but there are two other records, from the Isles of Scilly SV91 (post 1980) and near the Camel Estuary (1900-79) (Cox, 2007).

Habitat & Ecology

Associated with Tansy Tanacetum vulgare and Water Mint Mentha aquatica .


None known.


This species is listed on the UK BAP Priority Species list (2007).