Range & Status
Formerly only known from the Plymouth area and Portscatho, Cornwall, where it was recorded until 1911. Subsequently one found in south-west Yorkshire in 1985 and more recently in east Cornwall.
Two at an east Cornwall locality in 1989.
Habitat & Ecology
A ground-living species with larvae feeding in plant roots in the soil. Adults have been found in Oak Quercus spp. woodland.