Strophosoma melanogrammum (Forster, 1771)
Probably the most widespread weevil we have encountered and found regularly with a sweep net on most trees in Sherwood Forest, but also commonly at Eakring. It is quite a small species at around 5mm, but a fairly distinctive one.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Strophosoma melanogrammum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Allan and Annette Binding. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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 February 2017

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