Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Rather thinly distributed except in the south of VC63 and now recorded from all five vice-counties. Grassland on steep slopes is a feature of many of this species' sites in the north and east of the County.
2012 (CHF): Widespread in the county but rather local. Some sites report this species in good numbers (10 -20), eg Old Moor Wetlands and Nosterfield LNR. The habitat is said to be rough grassland and woodland edges.
Recorded in 120 (60%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1883. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats