Grassland, open woodland, fens, vegetated shingle, scrub.
Two main forms of this species occur regularly. f. obscura is the commonest, and resembles a number of other species. The typical form is more well-marked and can resemble Pale-shouldered Brocade (Lacanobia thalassina).
Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.