Hadroplontus litura (Fabricius, 1775)
A small and common weevil, measuring around 3mm in length. The larvae mine the rosettes of Creeping Thistle, later feeding in the stems. Hadroplontus litura is commonly recorded in grassy areas, wherever the foodplant grows. Photographed at Eakring Meadows in July 2009.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hadroplontus litura
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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Updated February 2017

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