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Oak Beauty
Biston strataria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1930 / 70.251
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Bernwood Forest 2018

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread and common across the region in woodland and other habitats.

Recorded in 60 (77%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
07/05/2022122SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
24/04/2022124SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
20/04/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
14/04/2022122SU87 - White Waltham
13/04/2022122SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
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