Rather plain delicately streaked with grey. Many other forms: f. nigristriata- black between viens. f. bipunctata- black oval and kidney mark. f. wismariensis- long thick black streak from base.
Some forms similar to micros: Chilo phragmitella and Calamotropha paludella.
Reed-beds, fens and other areas where reed is prevalent.
Recorded in 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.