Wingspan 26 - 32mm. The white or cream wings are overlaid with a brown, latticed pattern.
Grasslands and meadows. The caterpillars feed on clovers and trefoils.
Status and distribution
Common and widespread in the south and east of England. Less common in the West Country, Wales and northern England. Uncommon in Scotland. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.
Best time to see
May to September.