This species is shorter and broader than the similar species but is variable in ground colour.
Overwinters underground as a larva and pupates in the spring.
Coastal sand-dunes, dry grassland and woodland.
Recorded in 82 (30.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 16 May to 08 October