Over all length - 5mm. A small dark weevil covered with fine brown hair that rubs off as the insect ages. The elytra and pronotum are heavily punctured.
Wet, marshy areas, particularly associated with Reed Sweet-grass.
Status and distribution
Fairly common and widespread throughout Britain, thinning out towards the north of Scotland. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.
Best time to see
May to September.