This moth has distinctive map-like markings and chequered fringes and is unlike any other swifts found in the UK.
Flies at dusk.
Overwinters twice as a larva. Pupates underground.
Moorland, heathland and open woodland.
Recorded in 5 (1.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 1978
Recorded date range (Adult): 12 June to 21 August