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
Very localised across England and has become increasingly scarce.
The old records are all from the Isles of Scilly, but more recently it has been found on
Penhallic Point, Tintagel (The National Trust Biological Survey) and Predannack Head (by J.A. Owen), both in 1989.
Habitat & Ecology
Associated with Sheep' s Sorrel Rumex acetosella .
Overgrazing of coastal grasslands, and undergrazing leading to coarsening and scrub development.
The most recent records come from National Trust land.