Range & Status
Widespread in southern Britain.
Probably under-recorded in the Cornwall, where it has been recorded in only one 10km square from an unnamed site in north Cornwall.
Habitat & Ecology
Among Gorse Ulex europaeus on heathland or coastal grassland.
Loss of habitat.
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.