Malvapion malvae (Fabricius, 1775)
Probably the commonest of four small Weevils found on Common Mallow (Malva sylvestris) growing on wasteground, even on isolated plants growing against buildings in urban areas. Malvapion malvae is light brown in colour and the easiest of the four species to identify in the field. These were found commonly at Market Warsop in June 2013 and at Stoke Bardolph in June 2018.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Malvapion malvae
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tim Sexton. Wil Heeney. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea).

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Updated January 2022

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