This species can sometimes be seen at night nectaring on garden flowers, especially those of the tobacco family, Nicotiana.
It is unable to overwinter in the UK, although larvae are occasionally found.
As an immigrant, it can be found anywhere.
Recorded in 26 (9.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in September 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 18 July to 12 October