Rhinoncus pericarpius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Another small weevil that can be found on Sorrels, Rhinoncus pericarpius is around 3mm in length and it's Nottinghamshire status is unknown, although likely to be common. There has been just one Sherwood Forest NNR record previously in 2000 (Drane) This one, was one of two found at the end of May 2009.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rhinoncus pericarpius
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton.

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 January 2016

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