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
Syn. R. sphagnophila Kauffman. A widespread but not common species which is easily confused with R. nitida . It is found in association with Willow Salix spp. and Birch Betula spp. in wet areas with Sphagnum . Recently (2007) recorded at Redmoor Nature Reserve (Cornwall Wildlife Trust) near Bodmin.
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.