This species has a metallic bronze forewing. The male has white antennae, the female black.
The moths can be seen flying in sunshine at tops of sallow trees/bushes visiting the flowers. Males tend to congregate in swarms.
Recorded in 18 (6.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2020
Recorded date range (Adult): 18 March to 24 July