Microplontus campestris


A small, light coloured weevil with distinctive markings.

Identification difficulty

Wherever Oxeye Daisy is found.

When to see it

Spring and summer.

Life History

Associated with Oxeye Daisy.

UK Status

Widespread in England and Wales but thinly scattered.

VC55 Status

Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 8 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