Eutrichapion viciae (Paykull, 1800)
A small Weevil that can be found on both Meadow Vetchling (Lathyrus pratensis) and Tufted Vetch (Vicia cracca). We know of records from the former Annesley Bentinck Colliery in 2007 (Kirby, P.) Attenborough NR in 2016, where it was found and photographed (lower two photos) by reserve manager Tim Sexton. Our thanks go to Tim, for allowing us to use his photographs. Most recently, we recorded E. viciae from the site of the former Bilsthorpe Colliery in 2017.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Eutrichapion viciae
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Charlie Barnes.

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 November 2017

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