The Brindled Beauty is a furry moth, which has brown wings with a brindled brown and white pattern which provides near-perfect camouflage on tree trunks and also gives the moth its name. The females have a pale yellow suffusion on the wings and the front edges of their forewings are paler. The moth has a wingspan of 4–5 cm.
HabitsEditThe Small Brindled Beauty is nocturnal.
Europe including Great Britain.
The caterpillar of the Brindled Beauty ranges from greyish-green to brown in colour and has black and yellow spots.
The caterpillar feeds on broad-leaved trees.