Willow Gall Weevil Archarius salicivorus (Paykull, 1792)
Archarius salicivorus is probably yet another Weevil which is probably under-recorded in Nottinghamshire. There are known modern records from the Idle Valley NR and Eaton Wood near Retford. The individuals in the accompanying photographs were found at Attenborough NR in 2015 by Tim Sexton, who kindly allowed us to use his photographs.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Archarius salicivorus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Brian Wetton. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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Updated November 2022

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