This is the only British Burnet moth with six red spots on each forewing. In some forms the outer spots are merged.
This is a rare yellow form.
Overwinters as a larva, sometimes twice. Pupates in a cocoon in an exposed position on a grass stem.
Grassland, verges, coastal habitats.
Recorded in 10 (0.5%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.
Last recorded in July 2013
Recorded date range (Adult): 15 June to 22 July