This species is lighter and has a more brick-red appearance than the Beautiful Golden Y.
Pupates in a cocoon attached to the underside of a leaf.
Woodland, scrub, fens, grassland, heathland and gardens.
Recorded in 55 (20.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in June 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 02 June to 29 July