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Cornish Red Data (2009)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.

Anelasmocephalus cambridgei - Harvestman

Range & Status

A predominantly southern species.

Regional Distribution

Recorded from Sennen, Widlake Wood (Hessenford), Penlee Point and Cadgwith.

Habitat & Ecology

Recorded from leaf litter and beneath stones, moss and logs in deciduous woodlands. Occasionally present in calcareous grasslands.



00 Conservation

Penlee Point is a Cornwall Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve.


I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.

The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.