Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There have been several recent Yorkshire records of this scarce moth after a gap of almost 40 years. It is also quite common in Hamsterley Forest in Durham, not far from the north of our County (Dunn & Parrack, 1986).
Beaumont, 2002: This moth has been recorded much more widely and frequently during the past five years. VC65. Low Row, three 1990-1996 (TMW); Hutton Conyers, eight 9-13.10.1999 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Current status (CHF, 2011): Expansion of the range all across the county. The females hibernate and fly again in the spring.
Recorded in 144 (72%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1883. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats