Pink and yellow markings make this moth unmistakable. The amount of pink is variable, with the most numerous form f. auroraria having large yellow patches and margins. f. totatubra is nearly completely pink.
Flies from dusk and at dawn.
Pupates in plant debris on the ground.
Damp heaths, bogs, mosses, marshes, fens and wet grassland.
There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.