Pentarthrum huttoni (Wollaston, 1854)
One of a group of several similar, very small weevils found in rotting wood and occasionally pests in houses, where they bore into timber. In late January and early February 2011, we had several of these appear in our bathroom, eventually being identified as Pentarthrum huttoni. This is a widespread species across the UK, sometimes causing structural damage if infestations are heavy.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pentarthrum huttoni
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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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