This species is generally greyer than similar species, usually with a rosy or purplish tint.
Pupates in loose soil or in leaf litter.
Fens, grassland, open woodland, scrub, heathland, coastal areas and gardens.
Recorded in 32 (11.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2016
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 26 August