Distribution and habitat

Distribution

  • North-western Africa
  • Europe
  • North-eastern Russia through Siberia to Manchuria
  • Korea
  • Japan and western Asia
  • Western Himalayans to Formosa Burma
  • Thailand (Siam)
  • Laos
  • Annam
  • Cochin China

Habitat

Inhabits:

  • Woods
  • Copses
  • Spinnies

Also often:

  • Parks
  • Large gardens
  • Towns provided there is plenty of tree cover

Usually its range coincides with that of oaks, Quercus sp.