A fairly common resident readily attracted to mv light. It is widely distributed in many different habitats and flies mainly from late May to late August. The larvae are believed to feed on the roots of thistles. (Pratt, 2011).
Birling Gap, 17 vii 2016 Photo: Alan Miggin
Brickfield Meadow SWT reserve, 01 vi 2019 Photo: Bob Foreman