Otiorhynchus singularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
A large weevil, O.singularis s widespread and commonly recorded in the Sherwood Forest and Clumber Park areas, but is probably present in many of the county's woodlands. Many of our records have come by sweep netting the lower branches of Oak and in leaf litter samples. This is just one of a range of large Weevils showing similar colouration and patterning.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Otiorhynchus singularis
 
 
 
 
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). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Allan and Annette Binding. 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. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charlie Barnes. 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.

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 January 2020

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