|70.264 ~ 1940 ~ Satin Beauty ~ Deileptenia ribeata|
A fairly uncommon species, but is found throughout most of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 42-48mm.
Feathered Beauty, Mottled Beauty, Great Oak Beauty and Willow Beauty.
Mainly woodland and conifer plantations and other sites with remnants of ancient woodland.
Mainly conifers, but also reported on various broadleaf trees.
Overwinters as a small larva on the foodplant. Larva August-late May. Pupates in loose soil.
Photo by PRW, 11th July 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 28th July 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy