Barynotus moerens - Barynotus moerens
This large light brown weevil is one of the more distinctive.
Usually found in wooded areas containing its food plant Dog's Mercury.
May is a peak month.
It is associated with Dog's Mercury upon which it feeds. Its larvae feed on the plant's roots.
Reasonably frequent in England and Wales.
Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 11 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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