Wingspan: 26mm - 30mm
Imago: Univoltine, a very uncommon species locally with just the occasional specimen found around MV light and never in the trap. It is found in various habitats, such as downland, heathland, moorland and in wooded rides.
Larva: Monophagous, feeding on various bedstraws (Galium ssp)
Overwinter: As a pupa