Charagmus griseus (Fabricius, 1775)
Charagmus griseus seems to be rather scarce in Nottinghamshire and generally confined to the Sherwood Forest area. Typically a species of coastal dunes, there are a few inland records on the NBN atlas. The rostrum is longer and more narrow than the similar Sitona weevils (Charagmus griseus was formerly known as Sitona griseus) and the contrast between upper and underside is striking. This antennae-less adult, was actually found whilst photographing another species, on Budby South Forest in late March 2011.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Charagmus griseus
 
 
 
 
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).

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 January 2018

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