Yorkshire Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely distributed and often recorded commonly over a very long flight period in suburban areas where it can be the commonest geometer, but usually in smaller numbers elsewhere. Often seen at windows or at rest during the day and found throughout all five vice-counties.
2012 (CHF): Still common and widespread in the county. The larvae feed on various members of the Cruciferae and as the name suggests it is common in gardens.
Recorded in 167 (84%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1879. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats