This species is quite variable in colour.
Pupates amongst the roots of the food plant.
Grassland, arable fields, coastal sand-dunes and cliffs, open woodland, heathland, fens and gardens.
Recorded in 120 (44.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2017
Recorded date range (Adult): 14 July to 14 October