Neocoenorrhinus germanicus

    Alt Name
    Caenorhinus germanicus
    Description

    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
    Habitat

    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map