Andrion regensteinense

    Alt Name
    Sitona regensteinense
    Description

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

    Photo ID?
    Habitat

    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