A small (3 mm) light coloured weevil with a distinctive dark brownish patch on the elytra behind the pronotum, and another near the tip.
Around Figwort, the foodplant for adults and larvae.
Late spring and summer.
Associated with Figwort, the food plan for both adults and larvae. Adults overwinter in the soil around the host plant and on emerging in the spring.
A local species, fairly frequent in the southern half of Britain, becoming scarcer further north into Scotland.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 13 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