Anthonomus pedicularius

    Description

    Measuring around 4 mm, this is a chestnut brown weevil with white markings on the elytra which may be quite faint.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

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    Habitat

    Associated with Hawthorn and found in hedgerows, woodland and scrub areas.

    When to see it

    Peak time is April to August.

    UK Status

    Widespread, particularly in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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