This is one of three species (Marbled Minor, Rufous Minor and Tawny Marbled Minor), which can only be reliably separated by dissection of the genitalia.
This species often has a tawny or bronzy colouration.
Pupates amongst the roots of the food plant.
Grassland, woodland, scrub, heathland, fens and gardens.
Recorded in 98 (36.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 02 May to 08 August