Norfolk status Resident and migrant. Grassland habitats.
Barret [ VCH 1901] "Spilodes palealis, Sch. In the year 1875 this species was obtained at Croxton, Thetfard, Booton, and Barton Bendish, confirming the records of Curtis, Stephens and Wood of its presence in the county ; so far asi I know none have been observed since ; and the species has become very scarce in the British Isles"
Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1875. Last Recorded in 2013.