Yorkshire Status: Abundant and widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from all five vice-counties in all habitat types and often frequent to common. In VC61 larvae have often been found on great hairy willow-herb in autumn and on small hawthorn bushes and other scrub in spring, but have also been found on nettle among other plants (PQW pers. comm.).
2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across all of the county with no recent changes in range or numbers.
Recorded in 172 (86%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1846. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats