Coeliodinus rubicundus (Herbst, 1795)
This tiny weevil is abundant throughout the Sherwood Forest area and probably also across Nottinghamshire. With a length of only 2mm, just about the only way to find C. ribicundus is by using a sweep net on the lower branches of Birch.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coeliodinus rubicundus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). NBGRC. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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Updated January 2020

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