Phyllobius pomaceus

Phyllobius pomaceus

Observation - Phyllobius pomaceus - UK and Ireland. Description: Small weevils with shiny blue scales enjoying the sun, and more, on nettles in a riverside field at Crowmarsh. Apparently the scales fall of with age and the larvae feed on the nettle roots.

Small weevils with shiny blue scales enjoying the sun, and more, on nettles in a riverside field at Crowmarsh. Apparently the scales fall of with age and the larvae feed on the nettle roots.