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
Known from a number of sites across southern England.
Reported from Tregantle and The Lizard (Keys, 1922) and Gwithian Dunes in 1958 by R.T. Bannister.
Habitat & Ecology
Mainly associated with Mugwort Artemisia spp., but also recorded from Yarrow Achillea millefolium on the coastal cliffs in Cornwall.
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.