Phyllobius glaucus

    Description

    7.5 to 10 mm. A large weevil, similar to P. pomaceus but the femora are pale and its scales are pointed.

    Similar Species
    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    An arboreal species, favouring Alder but found on a wide range of trees.

    When to see it

    Late April to late June in the south and even later in the north.

    UK Status

    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.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 19 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map