This species is characterised by its pale brown or reddish-brown ground colour mixed with pale grey. It can be distinguished from C.rosaceana by the strongly developed median fascia in the forewing.
Open grassy areas.
Recorded in 86 (31.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 27 April to 18 September