A small (1.6 to 2 mm) grey-black weevil with ribbed elytra.
Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.
Waste places, post industrial sites and disturbed ground where the host plants occur.
Peak is from May to October.
Larvae feed in the flowers heads of certain Asteraceae including Stinking Chamomile, Scented Mayweed and Scentless Mayweed.
Widespread in the southern half of Britain, but may be local in its distribution.
Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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