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|Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidaria|
Distribution and Abundance: Local.
Primary Habitat: Woodland.
Flight Period: Single brooded in February and March.
Localities: Yardley Chase, Kirtley Coppice, Rockingham Park and Castor Hanglands.
Observations: The Fineshade Rothamsted light trap running in woodland in the eight years to the year 2000 recorded the moth in every year apart from 1994. A total of twenty-three moths were taken with an overall flight period of 16 February to 28 March.
L.O.N.: 1905. Near Kettering, Castle Ashby. Not common.
First Record: 1902, Victoria County History.