7.5 to 10 mm. A large weevil, similar to P. pomaceus but the femora are pale and its scales are pointed.
See our ID Guide to Phyllobius weevils.
An arboreal species, favouring Alder but found on a wide range of trees.
Late April to late June in the south and even later in the north.
Although of local occurrence this species is widespread and may be common where found, there are records throughout England but the highest density is from across Wales.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 19 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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