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.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
Enter a town or village to see local records
Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015