Range & Status
This is predominantly a southern species in Britain.
It has been recorded from west Cornwall, at Marazion pre-1960, and at Golgotham, Lizard in 1981.
Habitat & Ecology
It occurs in peatlands, especially lowland bogs, possibly feeding on Common Cottongrass Eriophorum angustifolium (which is widespread in the wet heaths of Cornwall).
Drainage of wetlands.
The Lizard site is within the NNR.