Neliocarus nebulosus

    Alternative names
    Strophosoma nebulosum

    A brown weevil with protruding eyes that are characteristic of this genus. The appearance may change in worn specimens which may look blacker and even slightly iridescent.

    Identification difficulty

    Found on a wide range of low-growing plants.

    When to see it

    Best late spring and summer.

    UK Status

    Quite widespread in England and Wales but not generally abundant.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 18 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