The dark patch patch at the top of the forewing and the dark outer cross-band, contrasting with creamy white identify this moth. When newly emerged, there is a coating of blue/grey scales.
Pupates in leaf litter or loose soil.
Broadleaved woodland, scrub and hedgerow.
Recorded in 78 (28.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 09 April to 04 September