|This is another of the green Phyllobius weevils, the most common of which is Phyllobius pomaceus. Phyllobius argentatus is a smaller species, but equally as bright green coloured and covered with fine white hairs. There are only a few records for Sherwood Forest, the last being in 2002. Size around 6mm. This one was found at Clipstone Old Quarter in May 2009.|
|UK distribution of Phyllobius argentatus|
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