Curculio rubidus

    Description

    Length without rostrum 4 mm.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Most likely to be found in areas where Birch saplings are present.

    When to see it

    All year round peaking July to September.

    Life History

    Associated with Birch, but especially young saplings.

    UK Status

    Infrequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 4 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map