Wingspan 20-26 mm. A distinctive and very attractive species.
Shows a preference for Scots Pine woodland.
It flies from dusk onwards between June and August, and is attracted to light.
Larva feeds on Scots Pine.
Locally distributed in Southern England and Wales.
Quite common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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