A very small weevil of about 3.5 mm length. It is pale brown (sometimes slightly reddish) with a few paler whitish markings.
Where Ribwort Plantain grows.
Fresh adults appear in mid to late summer and overwinter.
Larvae develop in the flower stems of Ribwort Plantain.
Common and widespread in England and Wales.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 62 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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