Oxystoma sabulatum (Kirby, 1808)
A small dark Weevil which can be found on Meadow Vetchling (Lathyrus pratensis) by careful hand searching of the foliage and flowers. Oxystoma sabulatum appears to have an interesting and confined range in Nottinghamshire, with all the records we have coming from the south-west of VC56. Tim Sexton found this one at Attenborough NR in late July 2016 and once again, kindly provided us with the following photographs.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Oxystoma sabulatum
 
 
 
 
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.

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 August 2016

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