Oliarus leporinus

Range & Status

This species is scattered around the coast of Britain.

Regional Distribution

It is mainly known from the mouth of the Tamar, but with recent records also from the Hayle and Fal.

Habitat & Ecology

It is associated with freshwater seepages across saltmarshes, where Common Reed Phragmites australis has developed.


Disturbance to reed-beds.


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