Sitona sulcifrons (Thunberg, 1798)
A common weevil found throughout the UK, but there seem to be few recent Nottinghamshire records. It was recorded from Bentinck Banks by Peter Kirby in 2007 and from Attenborough NR in 2016, where it was found and photographed by reserve manager Tim Sexton. Our thanks go to Tim for providing the accompanying photographs. As usual with most weevils, there are several other very similar species of Sitona that make an ID less straight forward.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sitona sulcifrons
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). David Shaw.

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 2022

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