Wingspan: 32mm - 40mm
Imago: Univoltine, a common species that can be found in a variety of habitats such as woodland and fenland to gardens. It is attracted to both light and sugar and can also be found visiting nectar rich flowers by night.
Larva: Polyphagous, feed on many different herbaceous plants and trees such as fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), hawthorn (Crataegus) and sallow (salix ssp)
Overwinter: As a ova