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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map