Hypera rumicis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hypera rumicis is a fairly large, grey/brown weevil, found on various Docks and Sorrel (Rumex sp). Our own records are relatively few, but include Eakring Flash, Sherwood Forest and brownfield site in New Ollerton. Presumably a common species, to be found in many places where its foodplants grow, in a wide range of habitats.
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). Charlie Barnes. 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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