Hylobius abietis (Linnaeus, 1758)
This large and distinctive Weevil is largely confined to the Sherwood Forest area of Nottinghamshire, where it has no doubt, benifitted from the large-scale commercial Pine plantations planted by the Forestry Commission. A common UK species, as it's name suggests, it is strongly associated with Pines.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hylobius abietis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Paul and Helen Brock. John and Denise Bingham.

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Updated April 2019

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