Curculio nucum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Curculio nucum is very similar to the Acorn Weevil (Curculio glandium) but appears to be slightly larger and has a more bulky appearance. It often goes by the common name of the Long-snout Weevil, yet this is rather misleading as there are several other species having an equally long rostrum. This one was found in Sherwood Forest in mid-May 2007 and is probably a very common species throughout the county.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Curculio nucum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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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