An uncommon resident, mainly in the north and west.
A species of moorland and heathland but it can wander from these habitats.
Overwinters as a pupa. Adults can be found at rest during the day on rocks, fences etc and later come to light and to sugar.
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Recorded in 30 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)