Cabbage Stem Weevil - Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus
This is a small (about 3 mm) dark weevil with scattered white or creamy scales, generally dense behind scutellum.
Anywhere where members of the Brassica family grow.
Most often seen from spring to autumn.
The larvae develop in the stems of Brassicas.
Widespread in England and Wales, but sometimes local depending on the availability of its food plant. It is generally common and can be abundant where Brassica crops are grown.
Fairly common in suitable habitats in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 78 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015