Pseudapion rufirostre (Fabricius, 1775)
A very small weevil found on Mallows growing on wasteground or roadside verges etc. Pseudapion rufirostre is distinctive from the other Mallow Weevils by the pale orange legs. The rostrum on males is also the same colour, but almost black on females. Common Mallow (Malva sylvestris) growing in urban locations is likely to hold adults during the warmer months. These were found at Market Warsop in June 2013.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pseudapion rufirostre
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Wil Heeney.

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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