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.
Found in both moist and dry habitats.
Most records for this species come from the southern half of England and around the Welsh coast.
Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 8 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