Leiosoma deflexum


    A small (3 mm) blackish weevil with studded elytra and a rather squat appearance.

    Identification difficulty

    Flower meadows containing buttercups.

    When to see it

    Spring to autumn.

    Life History

    Associated with buttercups.

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 65 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