Mecinus pyraster

Description

A small (3.5 mm) black weevil.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Grassy areas containing plantains.

When to see it

Spring and summer.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 28 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