The wings are noticeably browner than most other species in the genus and have a dark spot. The legs are orangey with black 'knees'.
Wet woodland, and occasionally in hedgerows.
June to September.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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