Perapion hydrolapathi


    A small grey green weevil with ribbed elytra. It is very similar to P. violaceum and detailed examination is necessary to determine the species.

    Identification difficulty

    Areas containing dock.

    When to see it

    Spring to autumn.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent and widespread, particularly in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 24 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