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For day 24 of my #30DaysWild, I’m actually going on a wander with a friend around my local area this evening, looking out for Swift nesting spots.

Apion frumentarium

But, as that probably won’t produce any photos and won’t finish until late, and as this is the last day of National Insect Week and these particular insects are incredibly cute, I thought I’d blog about some tiny wee red creatures I bumped into a couple of weeks ago.

Apion frumentarium

These are, I believe, Apion frumentarium, a rather gorgeous, if extremely small weevil that is quite common in Britain and spends most of its life on various members of the Dock family.

Apion frumentarium