This is quite a variable species in ground colour but nearly always with a diagnostic dark central bar edged in white.
Pupates on or close to the ground.
Damp grassland, marshes, water meadows, heathland, vegetated shingle, scrub, open woodland.
Recorded in 111 (41.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in June 2023
Recorded date range (Adult): 16 May to 20 August