Perapion marchicum (Herbst, 1797)
A tiny weevil found on Sheep's Sorrel at Sherwood Forest CP. There are few records of Perapion marchicum for the site, but this may be due to the very small nature of this weevil. Although only measuring 2mm, this beetle can be found quite easily if present, but there are a range of other, similar species which feed on Docks and Sorrels.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Perapion marchicum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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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