Mogulones geographicus

    Description

    Quite a distinctive dark weevil with a white streaky appearance and an inverted V behind the pronotum.

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    Habitat

    Most likely to be found in areas where Echium species such as Viper's Bugloss are present.

    When to see it

    Peak time is summer to early autumn.

    Life History

    Associated with Echium species such as Viper's bugloss.

    UK Status

    Recorded mainly from southern and eastern England.

    VC55 Status

    Very local in Leicestershire and Rutland and restricted by the presence of its food plants. Not recorded in neighbouring Warwickshire as at June 2014. There were only 4 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map