Euophryum confine (Broun, 1881)
A very small wood boring weevil measuring between 2.5 and 3mm in length. Euophryum confine was introduced into the UK from New Zealand in the 1930's and has since become widespread. Often found in houses, but it also occurs outdoors. We came across numerous adults on the trunk of a long dead and dry Beech in Warsop Wood, in late June 2010.
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UK distribution of Euophryum confine
 

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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Euophryum confine
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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Updated May 2014

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