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.
Found on a wide range of low-growing plants.
Best late spring and summer.
Quite widespread in England and Wales but not generally abundant.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 18 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015