Yorkshire Status: Very common and widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: One of the easier Minors to distinguish. This species does appear to be genuinely common in all five vice-counties. In VC61 it has been noted to be particularly numerous in rough grassland in both wet and dry sites (PQW).
2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across the county in grassy places in both upland and lowland areas. No recent changes in numbers or distribution. The biggest numbers come from the Spurn area, eg 273 at Spurn on 15.6.1995.
Recorded in 172 (86%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1875. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats