Tychius picirostris (Fabricius, 1787) 
Widespread and well recorded in Nottinghamshire, with most records coming from western parts of the county. Sometimes more commonly referred to as  the Clover Seed Weevil, Tychius picirostris can be expected from most sites with an abundance of Clover, with the larvae developing in the seed pods and sometimes causing a gall.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tychius picirostris  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sherwood Forest Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Steve Lane - Warwickshire dataset and personal records from various vice counties. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea).

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Updated January 2022

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