Wingspan: 11mm - 17mm
Imago: Bivoltine, possibly trivoltine, the image shown is my first encounter with this species so I cannot comment on its abundance. Attracted to light.
Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on different thistles of the Asteraceae family such as (Carlina ssp). (Centaurea ssp) and (Cardus ssp)
Overwinter: As a larva