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
A species that favours grassland and edge of scrub in coastal areas of Cornwall, where it may be found foraging on various Umbellifer species of flower. There are numerous older records and only five post-2000 sites at Lowland Point (Lizard Peninsula), Pentire Head, Pendower Beach, Kennack Sands and the Gannel Estuary near Newquay.
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.