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Oak Beauty
Biston strataria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1930 / 70.251
Photo © Matthew Casey,  22/03/2017 - costessey

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Forewing: 17-27mm.
Flight: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Deciduous woodland and suburban habitats.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/04/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/04/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/04/2022128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
12/04/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
11/04/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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