This small day-flying moth has wings with a latticed effect. Colours vary from yellow to white. It often rests with its wings raised like butterfly.
A clearing in mixed coniferous forest with forget-me-nots, alt. 1900 m ASL. Generally found around lucerne crops, and also occurs elsewhere in open ground, including gardens, waste ground, calcareous grassland, fens, open woodland, heathland and moorland. Distribution: found widely in Europe. Also eastern Siberia, China and Japan.
The lattice lines vary in thickness and sometimes the wings are almost entirely dark brown.
Lat: 46.63, Long: 9.72
Spotted on Jun 29, 2012
Submitted on Jul 8, 2012
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