Fungus Weevil Recorded at Moorehall in August 2017

On 29th August 2017, Michael Kingdon of Moorehall, recorded one specimen of the fungus weevil (Platystomos Albinus) – see photo below.

Michael has submitted this record to the National Biodiversity Centre and is awaiting verification.

This is a very unusual sighting. According to the website coleoptera.org.uk Platystomos Albinus was recorded as “new to Ireland” in 2012.

Fungus Weevil - 2017 by Michael Kingdon

Fungus Weevil – 2017 by Michael Kingdon

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