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  Satin Beauty Deileptenia ribeata  

B&F: 1940

ABH: 70.264

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Local.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Single brooded in July and August.

Localities: Salcey Forest, Kings Wood, Sulby Gardens and Werrington.

Observations: The dark form sericearia appears to be dominant in the Northamptonshire populations of the moth. The species is almost certainly under recorded in the county.

First Record: 1960, Gent.