Morley's Final Catalogue: Formerly of occasional occurrence in many of our larger woods: Old Hall Wood in 1858 (Trans.i,26); Belstead, Playford, Brandon, Bury, Glemham Magna, Aldeburgh, Lowestoft: ante 1890. Aldeburgh in 1892 (Ctw); two at Tuddenham 1900 (Sparke); Hardwick (Norgate); Beccles (Adds). Now unrecorded for fully thirty years, but most improbably extinct.
Recent Status: Local resident and immigrant. The fortunes of this species have turned around with likely resident populations now established in the Lowestoft and Minsmere areas.
Identification: The male is much larger than all other footman and the female unmistakable.
Habitat: Broad-leaved woodland.
Recorded in 18 (31%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1858. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats