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.
A south-western species, with a few records from eastern and central Britain.
Recorded from Kynance Cove, Spernic Cove and at Polperro.
Habitat & Ecology
Under stones in short coastal grasslands.
Habitat erosion due to public pressure.
Kynance and Spernic Coves are part of the Lizard National Nature Reserve.
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.