Geometridae: Ennominae

1940 (ABH70.264) Satin Beauty Deileptenia ribeata, (Clerck, 1759)

KR07775

East Chevington, Northumberland
East Chevington, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
East Chevington, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 18-26mm.
Foodplant(s): Yew (Taxus baccata), larches (Larix spp.), pines (Pinus spp.), firs (Abies spp.), spruces (Picea spp.), coniferous trees
Flying: One generation, late June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Deciduous and coniferous woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 June to 15 July

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Great Staughton, June 2011
Great Staughton, June 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2