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


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

UK Map