Yorkshire Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local but often quite frequent where it does occur. Apparently associated with limestone, chalk and sandy soils. There are no confirmed recent records from VC63.
Beaumont, 2002: Remains very local, there is a recent record from VC63, the first for several years.
2012 (CHF): Numbers have increased a little but distribution is still a bit patchy. It has certainly become more common in the east of VC63. In VC61 there have been particularly good numbers at Tophill Low recently, eg 17 on 27.5.2011.
Recorded in 88 (44%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1883. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats