Pachyrhinus lethierryi (Desbrochers, 1875)
A small green weevil, which looks very much like either a Phyllobius or one of the green Poyldrusus weevils. Pachyrhinus lethierryi was first found in the UK in 2003 and has spread rapidly north since. Beating the commonly planted conifer Thuja occidentalis, or finding a green weevil indoors, may well reveal that this weevil is now found across much of Nottinghamshire and further records seem to be confirming that.
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Pachyrhinus lethierryi  var. lostiae
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pachyrhinus lethierryi
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Anni Keene.

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 December 2018

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