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Oak Beauty
Biston strataria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1930 / 70.251
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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 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
13/06/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
24/04/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
16/04/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
12/04/2020228TF91 - Dereham
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