This species is shorter and broader than the similar species but is variable in ground colour.
Overwinters underground as a larva and pupates in the spring.
Coastal sand-dunes, dry grassland and woodland.
Recorded in 76 (28.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 20 May to 08 October