([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Wingspan c. 30mm.
A believed adventive species, two specimens of which were recorded in Essex in 1880, and none since.
Abroad the species occurs from Europe to Asia and flies from June to September. The forewing is pale buff in colour with a lustre, and whitish suffusion.
The larvae feed on heather (Calluna vulgaris) as well as Helianthemum and Potentilla.