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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 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/04/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/04/2020127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
04/04/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/04/2020127TG24 - Cromer
04/04/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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