Ledra aurita

Range & Status

Widespread across much of southern England.

Regional Distribution

Noted in the Victoria County History (Clark, 1906) from Liskeard and Bishop' s Wood, Truro; rediscovered by Ken Merrifield at Pencalenick in 1983 and subsequently found in the well-wooded Bynorth Cliff, East Dizzard in 2000. A large and distinctive species unlikely to be particularly overlooked.

Habitat & Ecology

A tree canopy living species with a particular association with lichen-covered Oak Quercus spp. branches.


None identified.


Bynorth Cliff is owned by The National Trust.