Yorkshire Status: Very common and widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This is a moth of open spaces rather than woodlands, penetrating up to the edge of the moors (PQW). It is generally widespread and often common in all five vice-counties, although, in an area of Rotherham where it was previously common, there have only been three records between about 1954 and 1979 (Barringer & Ely, 1979).
2012 (CHF): This species is doing well and is common and widespread across all five vice-counties in both uplands and lowlands.
Recorded in 175 (88%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1879. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats