Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from all five vice-counties and often very common where it does occur, although it flies before dark and is seldom taken at light. Bracken is a main foodplant but it may also be numerous well away from any apparently suitable habitat.
2012 (CHF): Widespread across the county but probably under-recorded. Most often recorded at dusk but does occasionally come to light traps.
Recorded in 110 (55%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1879. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats