This moth flies later in the year than all the other swifts found in the UK.
Males are smaller and more brightly coloured than the females, with v-shaped white diagonal lines on an orange/brown forewing.
Flies from early dusk.
Gardens, roadsides, woodland rides, downlands and moorlands.
Recorded in 113 (41.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in September 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 27 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 June to 11 June