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 27 (10%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in March 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 17 March to 06 June
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 April to 01 April