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
Native? Submediterranean-Subatlantic species. Scattered in south-eastern England and South Devon.
Found new to Cornwall in 2004 in open areas under Eucalyptus spp. (grown for foliage) in a market garden, near St. Dominick in the Tamar Valley (SX46), and since 2004 in similar conditions close by. Also on disturbed ground in Truro (SW84).
Habitat & Ecology
On bare, open or cultivated ground.
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.