Pyllobius oblongus (Linnaeus, 1758)
The one Phyllobius which is not green. There are only two modern records of Phyllobius oblongus we know of. The first of these was recorded from Dyscarr Wood in 1985 (Ely, B.) and the example below, which was swept from foliage at Attenborough NR in May 2018 by Tim Sexton. Our continued thanks go to Tim for allowing us to use his image to illustrate the species here.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phyllobius oblongus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea).

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 May 2018

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