This species has a chestnut ground colour and several blackish marks on the leading edge of the forewing.
Pupates in loose soil.
Broadleaved woodland, parkland, grassland, heathland, fens, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.
Recorded in 66 (24.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 07 August to 04 November