Meadow Cranesbill Weevil

Zacladus geranii


Over all length 3mm. A small black weevil with a down-pointing snout and longitudinal grooves on its elytra.


Feeds on Meadow Cranesbill Geranium pratense plus other geranium species.

Status and distribution

Widespread over southern Britain where its food-plant occurs. Local in Nottinghamshire, fairly common at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

July to September.