This species has a straw-coloured forewing, with a dark streak running from the wing tip to join the fine, dark outer cross -lines. The outermost area is pale and there is a darker central cross-band which is paler around the small black central dot, its outer edge angled around it. The intensity of the markings varies.
Fens, marshes, bogs, water meadows, damp woodland and ditch banks.
Recorded in 14 (5.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 06 May to 11 September