Yorkshire Status: Abundant and widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Well distributed and often common over all five vice-counties except possibly on the higher moorland areas. There are two forms of this moth, one with the typical banded appearance and the other (ab. remutata (Linnaeus)) which lacks these markings. Both occur frequently in the County.
2012 (CHF): Widespread and common across the county. Between 10 and 20% are of the banded form.
Recorded in 172 (86%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1879. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats