Hypera rumicis (Linnaeus, 1758)
This brown weevil is found on Docks and Sorrel, but is a fairly large species. We first found Hypera rumicis at Eakring Flash in May 2010, then found the possible first Sherwood Forest record in early June. Presumably a common species, found in many places where it's foodplant grows.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hypera rumicis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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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