This species has a metallic-gold forewing with a purplish-bronze tinge to the area around the base of the forewings when fresh. The antennae have a white mark close to the tip. The head is yellow.
Woodland, heathland, scrub and fens.
Recorded in 11 (4.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 May to 18 October