Over all length 4 - 7.5mm. A pale brown weevil with a long snout. There are several similar species so care must be taken to get to species.
The larvae feed inside acorns, so the adults are never far from Oak trees.
Status and distribution
Mainly restricted to the South East, East Anglia and the Midlands. Fairly common in Nottinghamshire and scarce at Netherfield Lagoons.
Best time to see
April to June.