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.
Range & Status
Previously known as Psen littoralis this species was recorded as new to the aculeate
fauna of Cornwall from the sand dunes at Holywell Bay in September, 2004. The majority of British and Irish records are from dune systems, where the species is associated with the dry Marram zone of the ' white/embryo dunes' . Mainly associated with dunes in western Britain from Cornwall and Devon, Wales and Lancashire.
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.