Apple Blossom Weevil - Anthonomus pomorum
3.4 to 4.3 mm.
On Apple, the larval food plant.
All year round.
The larvae feed in the buds of Apple. The blossoms appear to be brown capped after the larvae have nipped the petal bases to arrest their development. Adults generally overwinter in leaf litter.
Widespread and seems to be fairly frequent in Britain.
Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 7 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
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