Mecinus pyraster

    Description

    A small (3.5 mm) black weevil.

    Photo ID?
    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map