Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There have only been two specimens of this rare migrant from the South of England or the Continent since Porritt (1883-86), when odd specimens had occurred in vice-counties 62 to 64. On map 67 in MBGBI 9, between one and three are shown to have been recorded in VC63 between 1940 and 1978.
Argus 52, 2006: The first Yorkshire records since 1996 and part of a nationwide influx with most records in the south and east of the country.
VC61. Muston, 14.9.2006 (PQW); Rudston, 17.9.2006 (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Recorded in 14 (7%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1875. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats