Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded in all five vice-counties and usually regular in small numbers. This is another species which has adapted well to suburban situations and is often most frequent around towns and villages where it is attracted to flowers in gardens.
2012 (CHF): Widespread across the county in a variety of habitats but commonest in urban areas.
Recorded in 142 (71%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1879. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats