*1: Trevelloe Carn [as
'slender form' of Blepharostoma
trichophyllum], 1879, EDM (OXF) (Paton
1969a: 695, 1969b: 868). [Older reports from Trevelloe Carn
1852, JR & AG) are not supported by specimens: Paton
+1: Trevelloe Carn,
1968, JAP (BBSUK) (Paton 1969b:
The only site in Britain. It was first recorded
here by Ralfs and Greenwood (ca 1852) as Lepidozia setacea and
later renamed as a 'slender form' of Blepharostoma
trichophyllum (Marquand in Curnow 1882). As noted by Paton
(1969a: 695), this record predates the first European record
of the species by over eighty years (Rep.
4, 61, 1938). Treatment of T. europaea as a species
distinct from T. nematodes follows
Engel & Smith Merrill (2004).
At Trevelloe Carn it grows on acidic soil and
granitic rocks that are steep or vertical and well shaded by
Rhododendron or Prunus laurocerasus,
within a plantation of mature Beech trees. The rocks are at
the edge of a garden and by April 2006 it appeared that some
trees had been removed to extend the
Not seen c.fr.