Curculio venosus (Gravenhorst, 1807)
One of a range of similarly coloured weevils, Curculio venosus was found fairly regularly when using a sweep net on the lower branches of Oaks at Sherwood Forest and several adults were even attracted to MV light on one occasion. It is a fairly large weevil, with females measuring around 7mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Curculio venosus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Allan and Annette Binding. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Richard Davidson. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). NBGRC.

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Updated January 2022

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