Clover Leaf Weevil - Hypera postica

    Alt Name
    Alfalfa Weevil

    Length 3 to 5.5 mm. The adult is light brown with a distinctive dark stripe along the back.

    Identification difficulty

    Where clovers are present, often on sparsely vegetated ground.

    When to see it

    Found throughout the year with a peak in spring and summer.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 27 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    be our species champion

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map