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


Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map