This moth can be distinguished from Clavigesta purdeyi by its much larger size, the chestnut palps and head and chestnut and grey forewings.
Pine woods and heathland where there are young pines.
Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in May 2016
Recorded date range (Adult): 08 May to 23 June