Andrion regensteinense

Alt Name
Sitona regensteinense

Length 5 mm. A small brown hairy weevil, usually with a pale stripe down the mid-line of both pronotum and elytra.

Photo ID?

Around Gorse and Broom.

When to see it

Spring to Autumn.

Life History

Larvae live in the roots of Gorse and Broom.

UK Status

Fairly common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 13 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map