Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are recent records from all five vice-counties. The larvae should be searched for on mugwort and can also occur on yarrow (AMR pers. comm.) although this has not been recorded as a foodplant in Yorkshire.
2012 (CHF): Commonest in the south and east of the county. Numbers have declined a little in recent years.
Recorded in 92 (46%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1857. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats