Yorkshire Status: Very common and widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded in all five vice-counties and often common but always most numerous in well wooded localities. There is some evidence of an increase in the numbers of this species over the last decade.
2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across the county and numbers can be large in woodland, eg 103 at Elland on 31.7.2002.
Recorded in 168 (84%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1846. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats