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.
Very local in southern Britain but a few records exist from the north.
Recorded in Cornwall (The Lizard, Rame Head and an unnamed site in north Cornwall) and the Isles of Scilly (Tresco) in four 10km squares.
Habitat & Ecology
Found on heathlands, in overhanging heather on sandy banks, under stones and on
The Lizard site is part of a National 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.