A small (1.5 to 2 mm) black weevil. The larvae of this species produce leaf mines on the leaves of Hawthorn and the mines may be found more easily than the adults.
Where Hawthorn occurs.
Rhamphus oxyacanthae leafmines are most likely to be encountered in autumn.
Widespread in England and Wales, but sometimes local in distribution.
Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 6 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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