Aspidapion aeneum (Fabricius, 1775)
One of four small Weevils frequently found on Common Mallow (Malva sylvestris) growing on wasteground or roadside verges etc. Aspidapion aeneum is a rather variable species, with the elytra being anything from a distinct metallic bronze, through to bright blue. This bronze example, was found on a single Mallow plant growing against a bus stop at Carburton and more frequently on plants growing against buildings in the centre of Market Warsop in June 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Aspidapion aeneum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea).

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Updated January 2022

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