Formerly scarce, spreading rapidly in recent years.
Woodland, wooded heathland, pastoral farmland and thick hedgerows.
Noted as being a very local species, occurring mainly in the south and south-east of England, this species has been spreading rapidly across Norfolk in recent years.
Overwinters as an adult, flying again in the spring.
First Norfolk record of a female taken at Hockwold in 2013 (K. Puttick, 24/04/13).
2013 to 2018
Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2021.