Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius, 1775)
More commonly known to gardeners as the Vine Weevil and often regarded as a pest species. It can cause damage to plants, but this is a quite attractively marked weevil. It is a large species at about 11mm long and the females are parthenogenetic, meaning that eggs hatch from unfertilised eggs and there are no males.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Otiorhynchus sulcatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sean Tobin. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Pauline Bradford. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Barry Lygo.

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Updated January 2022

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