This species is unmistakable. It rests with wings folded tightly against body.
When sitting on the tip of a shoot, this moth closely resembles a pine bud.
Pupates in loose soil.
Coniferous forests and plantations.
Recorded in 24 (8.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in May 2016
Recorded date range (Adult): 17 March to 06 June