Barynotus obscurus (Fabricius, 1775)
This large weevil was found during an invertebrate survey within an increasingly urbanised area of Forest Town, Mansfield in May 2014. A large species (this one was easily 10mm) Barynotus obscurus is similar to some Otiorhynchus Weevils, but structural differences tell them apart with experience.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Barynotus obscurus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated February 2017

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