This species is extremely variable in colour and can be difficult to tell apart from similar species, including the Square-spot Dart E.obelisca and the Coast Dart E.cursoria.
Pupates in loose soil.
Coastal habitats and heathland.
Recorded in 18 (6.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 07 July to 17 August