Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and recorded from all five vice-counties, but generally no more than fairly common. This moth is quite a feature of urban and suburban areas, and can often be found at lit windows or seen flying at dusk.
2012 (CHF): Now regularly bivoltine in the county with peaks of emergence in July and September. Widespread across the county and doing well. Can be mistaken for a pug!
Recorded in 120 (60%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1883. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats