A small brown or blackish weevil. Many specimens appear to show a pale line running between the elytra.
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Associated with certain members of the Brassica family, including Shepherd's Purse, Hoary Cress and Yellow-cress.
Peak time is from late April to July.
Larvae feed on certain members of the Brassica family, including Shepherd's Purse, Hoary Cress and Yellow-cress.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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