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.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Euophryum confine
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tim Sexton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Charlie Barnes. Phil Lee. Richard Davidson. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). NBGRC. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Clumber Park SSSI Saproxylic Invertebrate Survey - A report to Natural England by EMEC Ecology 2019.

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Updated January 2022

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