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
Widespread in northern and western Britain.
Only known in Cornwall from Ethy Woods (1990) and Lanhydrock Park (2008).
Habitat & Ecology
Breeds in decaying timber of large old broadleaved trees, mainly in white-rotted trunks; adults are also found on bracket fungi.
Removal of large items of deadwood; loss of older age classes of trees.
Ethy Woods are owned by The National Trust.
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.