The caterpillar feeds on grasses at night and is rarely seen, the adult flies from mid june to August, and is common in a wide variety of habitats.
Adult wingspan is 4.4 - 5.0 cm.
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Adults fly in July and August found in damp meadows, along paths and woodland edges.
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Eggs and caterpillars are found on plants in the cabbage family from May throughout the summer. Adults are found in a wide variety of habitats.
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Found in sunny woodland areas
Adults fly April, May and late summer.
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Flies from April to June
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