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
A rare species throughout its range across southern England.
Found at Penhale Sands in 2002 and a single record from the far north end of the coast.
Habitat & Ecology
Ecology in Britain not known; elsewhere, has been reared from the seed-heads of a wide range of composites, mostly Cichorioideae.
Impossible to assess until more details known.
No information available.
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.