Hypera rumicis - Hypera rumicis
Size 4 or 5 mm. A pale buff coloured weevil with darker brown markings on the elytra.
Areas containing dock, even in damp conditions.
Late spring and summer.
Feeds on docks and some other plants. The larva develops inside a woven spherical cage about 7 mm across.
Fairly frequent in England and Wales.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 19 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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