Curculio rubidus


Length without rostrum 4 mm.

Identification difficulty

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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map