Magdalis carbonaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
A quite large black weevil which we saw alight onto a fresh log pile at Sherwood Forest CP in June 2010. Prior to this latest record, Magdalis carbonaria has only been recorded once before in 1905 at the Sherwood Forest NNR. This weevil currently has Nationally Notable B status. There are similar species, so identification is always quite difficult to achieve.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Magdalis carbonaria
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 2016

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