Rhamphus oxyacanthae (Marsham, 1802)
This is another very small Weevil, found most easily whilst in the larval stage. The larvae mine the leaves of Hawthorn, usually with numerous mines per leaf. The leafmines photographed were found on an small, isolated Hawthorn growing along a woodland ride near Market Warsop in October 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rhamphus oxyacanthae
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea).

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Updated January 2018

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