Neocoenorrhinus germanicus

Alternative names
Caenorhinus germanicus

This is a dark blue-black shiny weevil with a body length of about 3.5 mm. It is very similar to other species in the genus and identification requires care. There are other similar species and certain identification requires detailed examination, if we cannot be certain that an image is Neocoenorrhinus germanicus  but it is likely to be this species, it is highlighted in a red box.

Identification difficulty

Found in both moist and dry habitats.

UK Status

Most records for this species come from the southern half of England and around the Welsh coast.

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