Perapion curtirostre

    Description

    Size 2 to 2.5 mm. A very small greyish weevil. The elytra have rows of punctures. There are a number of very similar species and care must be taken with identification.

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    Habitat

    Well vegetated areas where Rumex species are present.

    When to see it

    Summer

    Life History

    This species develops in various Rumex species.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 36 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map