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.
The Brindled Beauty is nocturnal.
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.
- European Butterflies and Moths by Christopher Jonko
- Carter, David. Butterflies and Moths, Dorling Kindersley, pg 200
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- Carter, David - Butterflies and Moths (Dorling Kindersley Handbooks), Dorling Kindersley Ltd. London, 1992 ISBN 0-7513-2707-7.
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