A rare and very local resident in our region. Last Staffordshire record was in 1935. A single recent Shropshire site and very recently one in Worcestershire.A species of unimproved grassland, including damp acidic pasture but also lightly grazed calcareous grassland, acidic bogs and heath.Active during the daytime, overwinters as a pupa.
Recorded in 17 (12%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1800.Last Recorded in 2022.(Data up to end 2022)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership