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.
Recorded in 33 (24%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1857.Last Recorded in 2022.(Data up to end 2022)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership