A black weevil distinguished by its pinky red antennae.
Very similar to Archarius salicivorus but distinguished by its red antennae.
Usually found in Oak trees where it feeds on the leaves.
Spring and summer.
Widespread and quite frequent in England and Wales.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 31 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015