Perapion violaceum


    A tiny blue weevil, measuring little more than 3mm.

    Identification difficulty

    Often found on Dock leaves.

    When to see it

    All year but peaking in spring and summer.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 21 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