Wingspan: 29mm - 31mm
Imago: Univoltine, a species that can be found in a variety of habitats, such as woodland edges, waste ground, meadows and damp areas. A very common species locally.
Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on various grasses, such as Yorkshire fog (Holcus lanatus), cat's tail (Phleum pratense) and wood false broom (Brachypodium sylvaticum)
Overwinter: As a larva