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Oak Beauty
Biston strataria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1930 / 70.251
Photo © Kev Leighton,  21/3/2012 Stow Bardolph

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Forewing: 17-27mm.
Flight: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Nat 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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/04/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
08/04/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/04/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/04/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
04/04/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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