Yorkshire Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widely distributed and sometimes locally common in suitable damp habitats.
2012 (CHF): Still widespread all over the county but numbers have decreased recently and it is quite uncommon in much of VC63 where it is rather local. It can be locally common in damp grassland, eg 113 at Foxglove Covert, Catterick on 22.6.2007.
Recorded in 160 (80%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1883. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats