Perapion curtirostre


    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.

    Identification difficulty

    Well vegetated areas where Rumex species are present.

    When to see it


    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

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map