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.
Recorded in Britain only from the Isles of Scilly; unknown elsewhere in Europe.
Recorded from the Isles of Scilly from Tresco (Locket, Millidge & Merritt, 1974), since the beginning of this century (Roberts,1995).
Habitat & Ecology
Found on trees and bushes. This species has been introduced from Australia or New Zealand.
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.