Acanthoxyla prasina

Range & Status

Found only in Cornwall.

Regional Distribution

It has been recorded in three Cornish gardens at Angarrack, Redruth and St Mawes, where they originated from accidental spillage of eggs from cultured stock. In 2003, this species was confirmed at Mount Edgcumbe, where it may have arrived on plants imported from New Zealand.

Habitat & Ecology

Similar to Acanthoxyla geisovii.

Threats

None known.

Conservation

None known.