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Cornish Red Data (2009)

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.

Anisomeridium robustum

Range & Status

Recently (2008) described as a species new to science. It is found on bark of mature

broadleaved trees, especially Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus , Ash Fraxinus excelsior and Oak Quercus spp., and less frequently on Hazel Corylus avellana and Willow Salix spp., in old woodland and parkland in western Britain, from Cornwall north to West Ross. Recorded in Millock Wood (1985) and more recently (2008) at Lanhydrock, on Oak at both sites.


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.