Wingspan: 23mm - 29mm
Imago: Univoltine, although in really good years it can be bivoltine. A regular visitor to light here but only in very small numbers but the species is also diurnal so can be flushed from vegetation.
Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on a variety of perennial plants, such as lucerne (Medicago satvia), heather (Erica ssp), oregano (Origanum vulgare) and dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Overwinter: As a larva