Protapion assimile


    Length 2 to 3 mm. A small grey/black weevil. The legs have yellow femora but the tibiae are dark.

    Identification difficulty

    Found in areas rich in clovers.

    When to see it

    April to September.

    Life History

    Lives on clover.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 16 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