Andrion regensteinense (Herbst, 1797)
A small and probably common weevil of areas of Sherwood Forest where it's foodplant Gorse occurs in abundance. An example of such a site is Sherwood Heath near Ollerton, where this was one of several adults, easily found by beating the branches of Gorse in May 2009. Length around 5mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Andrion regensteinense
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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 February 2017

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