Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, 1813)
This brown weevil was found underneath a stone at Warsop Main Pit Top in April 2009. Presumably a common species, Hypera postica is quite distinctive with the rows of long white hairs (setae) along the elytra. Length 6mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hypera postica
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). 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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