Eutrichapion ervi

Description

A small grey/black weevil length about 2.5 mm.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Areas where the larval foodplants grow.

When to see it

May to September.

Life History

Larvae feed within the flower buds of Meadow Vetchling (Lathyrus pratensis) and some Vetches of the Vicia family.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 22 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map