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Oak Beauty
Biston strataria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1930 / 70.251
Photo © Michael Kerr,  06/03/2018 - Sporle (garden)

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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
31/03/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
28/03/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
28/03/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
27/03/2020127TG33 - Bacton
26/03/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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